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Suspect in Shooting at Pennsauken Bar Charged with Attempted Murder

By kbm0423 on
Pennsauken Township

Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Philip Olivo are announcing an arrest in a non-fatal shooting that occurred over the weekend.

According to Prosecutor MacAulay, Carl Young, 42, of Merchantville, was apprehended on March 6. 

Prosecutor MacAulay said that he has been charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault and related weapons offenses in the shooting of a 35-year-old man from Merchantville.

According to Prosecutor MacAulay, on March 6, at approximately 2:58 a.m., officers responded to Bryson’s Pub located on the 3400 block of Cove Road in Pennsauken for reports of a shooting. 

An investigation revealed the victim was shot once in the face by Young after a verbal dispute between the two men in the parking lot.

Prosecutor MacAulay said that the victim was taken to Cooper Hospital by Pennsauken EMS in stable condition and has since been released. 

Young fled the scene on foot. He was later arrested, and his weapon was recovered.

Young was processed on the above charges and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing before the Court.