Fight over parking space leads to shooting and crash in Ewing Twp., NJ, police say

Thursday, November 09, 2017 11:50AM
NJ police discover crash while responding to shots fired. Matt O'Donnnell reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on November 9, 2017.


EWING TWP., N.J. - Police say a fight between two men over a parking space ended with a shooting and a crash in Ewing Township, Mercer County.

It happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say a 28-year-old man was fighting with 24-year-old Howard Poon of Trenton over a parking space at the D and D Deli in the 900 block of Calhoun Street.

They say Poon shot the 28-year-old in the thigh then fled in a red Chrysler Sebring, crashing a short distance away, in the 200 block of Ingham Avenue.

Poon was arrested after a short foot chase, and taken to an area hospital to be evaluated.

The shooting victim was also hospitalized.

Poon will be charged with attempted murder and other offenses.

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