Pennsauken Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting

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Tsai Davis, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 35-year-old Dexter Threadgill. Both men are Pennsauken residents.

By Matt Skoufalos | October 16, 2020

Pennsauken Police have made an arrest in the September 16 shooting death of township resident Dexter Threadgill.

Tsai Davis, 18, of Pennsauken, is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Around 5 p.m. September 16, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 4700 block of Westfield Avenue in Pennsauken. They discovered Threadgill outside a grocery store there, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He later succumbed to his injuries.

Two men wanted for questioning in connection with the Sept. 16 shooting death of Dexter Threadgill. Credit: NJ Pen.

Surveillance footage of the incident allegedly identified Davis as the shooter, according to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office.

He was arrested October 15 by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force – Camden Division, with the support of the Lower Camden County Regional Special Response Team, the Pine Hill Police Department, and Merchantville Police Department, all of which assisted in the investigation.

Davis is currently being held in the Camden County jail, awaiting a detention hearing.

All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. An arrest is not a conviction.

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