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Authorities Investigating Fatal Shooting of 35-Year-Old-Man in Camden

On Monday, January 23, 2023, the Camden County Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire at 8:21 a.m. in the area of the 1100 block of Lansdowne Avenue in Camden City.

Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 35-year-old man on Monday morning in Camden, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.

On Monday, January 23, 2023, the Camden County Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire at 8:21 a.m. in the area of the 1100 block of Lansdowne Avenue in Camden City.

Responding officers arrived at the scene and located a male victim, suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was identified as Mustapha Gbassa, 35, of Camden. Gbassa was transported to Virtua Hospital, and he was pronounced deceased at 8:31 a.m.

This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit Detective Michael Dons at (856) 916-9292 and Camden County Police Department Detective Andrew Einstein at (609) 682-1309.

Tips can also be sent anonymously to CAMDEN.TIPS.

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