Camden shooting leaves one dead, one wounded

South Jersey Police Update
South Jersey Police Update

CAMDEN — A shooting on Saturday morning in Camden's Morgan Village section left one man dead and another man wounded, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.

Camden County police responded to multiple 911 calls in the area of 1000 Lakeshore Drive at around 10:19 a.m.

They found Yahmir Catoe, of Camden, on the ground in a nearby park suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The 18-year-old was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries at 4:22 p.m. The slaying marked Camden's fourth homicide this year.

A 21-year-old Camden man, was wounded in the shooting and taken to Cooper for treatment.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation in ongoing,

Anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Jeremy Jankowski with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at 856-580-5950 or Det. Shawn Donlon with the Camden County Police Department Homicide Unit at 856-655-1334. Tips can also be sent anonymously to

Phaedra Trethan has been a reporter and editor in South Jersey since 2007 and has covered Camden and surrounding areas since 2015, concentrating on issues relating to quality of life and social justice for the Courier-Post, Burlington County Times and The Daily Journal. She's called South Jersey home since 1971. Contact her with feedback, news tips or questions at, on Twitter @wordsbyphaedra, or by phone at 856.486-2417.

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This article originally appeared on Cherry Hill Courier-Post: Yahmir Catoe killed, another man wounded in Camden shooting