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3 men charged in fatal shooting in Burlington City

Kion Edwards, 20, was killed Sunday in a drive-by shooting.

Zahire N. Williams (left), Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, and Lowell M. McCown.
Zahire N. Williams (left), Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, and Lowell M. McCown.Read moreBurlington County Prosecutor's Office

Three men have been charged in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man on Sunday morning in Burlington City, authorities said Thursday.

They said Kion Edwards was standing outside about 10:45 a.m. when he was struck by a bullet fired from a passing vehicle with three occupants. Edwards later died at Virtua Willingboro Hospital.

Zahire N. Williams, 19, of Burlington City, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder and related offenses. He was identified as the shooter, said Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Police Chief John Fine in a statement.

Lowell M. McCown, 20, of Philadelphia, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree conspiracy to commit murder.

Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, 23, of Westampton, was at large and faces a charge of first-degree conspiracy to commit murder.