Suspect charged in weekend shooting at Pennsauken bar

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Pennsauken, N.J. – A suspect has been arrested for his role in a non-fatal shooting at a Pennsauken bar on Sunday.

According to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay, Carl Young, 42, of Merchantville, N.J. was apprehended that day.

Young is facing first-degree attempted murder, second degree aggravated assault and related weapons charges in the shooting of a 35-year-old man from Merchantville.

“On March 6th, at approximately 2:58 a.m., officers responded to Bryson’s Pub located on the 3400 block of Cove Road in Pennsauken, N.J. for reports of a shooting,” said Pennsauken Police Chief Philip Olivo. “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.”

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, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office said.