Man wounded in shootout with police faces weapons charges

A man who was wounded during an exchange of gunfire with Camden County police officers over the weekend has been charged with multiple weapons offenses, authorities said.

Shlawrence Unique Ross, 37, of Camden, faces several weapons charges, including unlawful possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of a weapon by certain persons, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday.

While patrolling in Camden early Sunday, officers heard gunfire and investigated. A witness pointed them toward Ross, police said.

Upon encountering the officers, Ross pulled a gun and opened fire, authorities said. Police returned fire, eventually hitting Ross, authorities said.

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Source: NJ.com Camden

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