Camden City, N.J. – Detectives have made an arrest in the December 12, 2021 homicide of a minor in Camden, announced Acting Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.
Jihad Williams, 24, of Camden was taken into custody Tuesday at a residence in Pine Hill by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. He’s been charged with First-Degree Murder and related weapons offenses in the death of the 16-year-old victim.
The minor was found by officers at approximately 8:20 p.m. on the 2100 block of Sewell Street suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at approximately 9:20 p.m. at Cooper Hospital.
Williams was processed on his murder and weapons charges and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.