Camden City recorded its 48th homicide of the year on Tuesday, creeping closer to its record of 58.
Stephen Thomas, 18, of Camden was shot multiple times around North 35th Street and Rosedale Avenue in the East Camden neighborhood around 8:20 p.m., the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and city police said. Thomas was found lying in the street when authorities arrived.
He died shortly afterward at Cooper University Hospital.
The record of 58 homicides was set in 1995. With more than a quarter of the year left, 2012 is on pace to have about 65.