2 men shot, killed in Camden identified

CAMDEN, N.J. - July 30, 2012

Police responded to the report of a shooting at 10:15 p.m. on the 1110 block of Mechanic Street.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office said the victims, 30-year-old Jermaine Morris and 38-year-old John L. Samuels, were both found wounded on the street.

Both men were taken to Cooper University Hospital where they died minutes after arrival.

There was no word on a suspect or a motive in this shooting as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor's Office Investigator Terry King or Camden Police Detective Cheryl Campbell at (856) 757-7420.

There have now been 39 homicides in Camden this year. At this time last year there were 23.

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