Prosecutors: Man charged with murder in street shooting

<p>A man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Philadelphia man found wounded on a southern New Jersey street last year.</p>

News 12 Staff

Jan 11, 2020, 11:07 AM

Updated 1,599 days ago

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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Philadelphia man found wounded on a southern New Jersey street last year.
Jamil Beatty was arrested Wednesday at his home and remains jailed pending a detention hearing. It wasn't known Friday if the 30-year-old Camden man has retained an attorney.
Beatty is accused of killing 46-year-old William McWhorter, who was found Nov. 29 in Camden.
Police responding to reports of shots fired found he had been shot and he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A motive for the shooting has not been disclosed.
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