Two police officers were struck by gunfire in Camden Tuesday night.
The scene was at Broadway and Mount Vernon Street, according to local media.
The wounded officers were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in helping identify two persons of interest who may have information concerning the shooting of two undercover Camden County Metro Detectives the night of August 7, 2018.
Preliminary investigation indicates that at 8:30 pm, two plainclothes Camden County Metro Police Detectives were in an unmarked vehicle that was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Broadway and Walnut Streets.
The Detectives were sitting in their vehicle when they were fired upon by two unknown males. One of the Detectives returned fire. The individuals who shot at the Camden Metro Detectives fled the area and have not yet been apprehended.
Members of the public have been warned not to
approach these individuals.
If you have any information at all that may lead to the identification of either of the individuals in the pictures, please immediately contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Detective Matt McKeown at (609) 820-7192.
Information may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to provide your information anonymously you may do so.
There have been no charges at this time, and the investigation is still ongoing.