LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) — Authorities say a suspect has been arrested for the murder of a man in a New Jersey restaurant.
Police report that 27-year-old Noel Powell III, of Fountayne Lane in Lawrence, New Jersey, was taken into custody around 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Trenton.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed Inside West Philadelphia Corner Store, Police Say
He has been charged with the murder of Devin Smith, 23, who was seated at the bar of the Applebee’s on Route One, Brunswick Pike, in Lawrenceville early Tuesday morning when Powell allegedly shot him in the head.READ MORE: Philadelphia High School Works To Return Native American Remains
Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.
Powell is also being charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon. He is currently being held at Mercer County Correction Center.MORE NEWS: Jimmy's Timeout Sports Pub In Northeast Philadelphia Offering Half-Priced Cheesesteaks Until Ben Simmons Is Traded