Camden Man Shoots Girlfriend Then Turns Gun on Himself

Mike Dougherty

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Authorities in Camden County, New Jersey say a man killed himself outside a hospital emergency room moments after he shot and wounded his girlfriend.

It happened around 3 a.m. Saturday near the intersection Baird Boulevard and Marlton Pike in Camden.

Police say the man and his girlfriend were having an argument when he pulled out a gun and shot her. She was rushed to the hospital by her father.

Police say the shooter followed them to Cooper University Hospital where he shot himself while sitting inside a car near the entrance to the emergency room. Doctors pronounced him dead at the scene.

The woman was listed in critical condition.

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office domestic violence unit is assisting with the on-going investigation.

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