- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities have charged a New Jersey man in a deadly shooting outside a bar at Philadelphia’s Penn’s Landing.

Police say 23-year-old Xavier Braswell of Burlington, New Jersey, shot 24-year-old Shelton Merritt of Lawnside, New Jersey, late Sunday night during an argument.

Police also believe Merritt was involved in an altercation at Cavanaugh’s River Deck on Penn’s Landing before the shooting.

Authorities were able to take three suspects into custody after they were seen running from the scene. Police say one of the suspects threw a gun into the Delaware River and officers searched the water for it.

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