A 19-year-old Camden man was shot and killed in a cemetery Saturday night, according to county and city officials.

Dyshamir Gore was shot a number of times in the cemetery in the 1100 block of Mount Vernon Street, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and city police. The shooting happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Officials were not sure why Gore was in the cemetery, according to a news release.

Officials asked anyone with information to contact Camden County Prosecutor's Investigator Eric Wren at 856-225-8400 or Camden Police Detective Angel Nieves at 856-757-7420.

- Jonathan Tamari