CAMDEN, NJ — A Camden man was gunned down in the Whitman Park neighborhood during the early morning hours Saturday, authorities said.

Tyriq Smith, 20, was found with multiple gunshot wounds on the 1200 block of Sheridan Street just before 1 a.m., the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said.

Officers from the Camden County Police Department located the victim after responding to a ShotSpotter activation near the 1700 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue.

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Smith was taken to Cooper University Hospital where died from his injuries at approximately 1:08 a.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Elvin Nunez at (856) 614-8078 or Camden County Police Detective Sean Miller at (856) 757-7042.

Information may also be emailed to

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