Lawrence, NJ man indicted in Applebee's homicide

- A 27-year-old Lawrence, N.J. man was charged with the November 2017 murder of Devin Smith.

Noel Powell III was indicted on one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and other related charges.

He remains in the Mercer County Correction Center.

MORE: Police: Arrest made in fatal shooting at Applebee's in Lawrenceville, N.J.

Smith, 23, of Lawrence, was seated at the bar at Applebee’s restaurant on Route 1 in
Lawrence Township, when he was shot in the head at approximately 12:25 a.m. on
November 14, 2017. 

The suspect, later identified as Powell, then fled the property in a dark-colored SUV. 

No other injuries were reported. 

Powell was arrested a few days later by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force.
 

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