Shootings leave 1 dead, 1 wounded in Camden

Posted: May 05, 2012

Police are investigating two shootings in Camden that left one man dead and another wounded.

The fatal shooting occurred about 4:10 p.m. Thursday on the 1600 block of Pulaski Street in the city’s Liberty Park section.

There police found Gary Boggs, 19, with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Camden resident was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he died a short time later.

No word yet on a possible motive.

At 1:40 a.m. Friday, a 27-year-old Camden man walked into Cooper’s emergency room with a gunshot wound to the leg.

He told police he was driving in the area of Broadway and Berkley Street in the Lanning Square section, a few blocks from the hospital, when he heard gunfire and was hit.

Officials said his wound was not life threatening.

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