CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden man was found guilty on multiple charges linked to the shooting of his estranged wife during a parking lot encounter in November 2018, authorities announced Thursday.

Brian Walker, 54, was found guilty in two separate trials on Feb. 25 and this past Tuesday after he drove to the Cherry Hill Towers on Nov. 4, waited for his estranged wife to approach her car and opened fire, according to the authorities. 

She was reportedly with a friend at the time.

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Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan, announced that Walker faces the following eight charges: 

  • One count of first-degree Attempted Murder

  • One count of second-degree Possession of a Firearm

  • One count of second-degree Possession of a Firearm with an Unlawful Purpose

  • One count of second-degree Certain Persons Not to Have Weapons

  • One count of third-degree Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

  • One count of third-degree Aggravated Assault on a Domestic Violence Victim

  • One count of fourth-degree Aggravated Assault – Pointing a Firearm

  • One count of fourth-degree Stalking.

According to the prosecutor’s office, Walker fled to Florida after the shooting and was later caught by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force (Tampa Division) on Dec. 7, 2018.

“Walker’s victim recovered from her injuries and testified during the six-week trials prosecuted by Acting Assistant Prosecutors Sonja Furlow and Colleen Gardner,” authorities said in a release. “Jurors deliberated for around three hours before finding Walker guilty Feb. 25 on seven counts...the same jurors found Walker guilty March 3 of Certain Persons Not to Have Weapons in less than an hour.”

He is scheduled to be sentenced April 24 before Judge Francisco Dominguez.

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