Man runs to friend's house after being shot in Camden

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Man shot and murdered in Camden, N.J.

CAMDEN, N.J. (WPVI) -- Police say a 31-year-old Camden man ran to a friend's house to get help after being shot but he later died at the hospital.

Officers were called around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday with the report of a gunshot victim near 8th and Jefferson streets.

Police were led to a home in the 1900 block of South 8th Street where they found Jahid Hudson suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation reveals that Hudson ran from the area of Ferry Avenue to the home of a friend to seek help.

No word on a motive or any possible suspects.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor's Office Detective Sherman Hopkins (856) 225-8623 or Camden County Police at 856-757-7042.