A Camden man has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal shooting in the city this past November.

On Monday, 39-year-old Marcus Davenport was charged with first-degree murder for the death of 38-year-old Anthony Young, also of Camden.

Davenport was also charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office says on the night of Monday, November 20th, police officers responded to the area of Hunter Drive after receiving a 9-1-1 about a person who had been shot.

There, cops found Young who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Young was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he remained in critical condition until December 15th when he died from his injuries.

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Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Det. Cody Skinner with the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit at (856) 580-6053.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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