The Police NewsCamden, NJ.
2 Camden County police detectives shot in 'unprovoked' ambush
CAMDEN – Two Camden County police detectives escaped with their lives when gunmen opened fire on them at close range Tuesday evening, authorities said.
"They were essentially ambushed," Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson said of the "completely unprovoked" attack.
The plainclothes officers were sitting in a unmarked vehicle at a red light at Broadway and Walnut Street when two men opened fire around 8:30 p.m., the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said in a preliminary account Wednesday.