Camden, N.J. – A man was arrested in Delaware in connection with fatally shooting a 74-year-old woman in Camden on Oct. 4, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki.
Dayshawn Nesmith, 23, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder, one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, one count of second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and one count of second-degree Certain Persons.
Police responded to the 1800 block of Mulford St. for ShotSpotter Activation of multiple gunshots fired. When they arrived, they found Sheila Baskin, 74, of Camden, shot inside a vehicle. She was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Through the investigation, detectives determined Nesmith was the shooter.
Nesmith was tracked to Wilmington, Delaware and was taken into custody by members of the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit, U.S. Marshals Regional Task Force, and Delaware Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Nesmith is being held in a New Castle County facility awaiting extradition to New Jersey.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call CCPO Det. Andy McNeil at 856-225-8407 or Camden County Police Det. Edward Gonzalez at 856-757-7042.