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Bow and arrow used by N.J. man to kill another, police say

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Timothy Canfield has been charged with murder after he allegedly fatally shot a man with a bow and arrow Jan. 28, 2013.
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(CBS) BERLIN, N.J. - Timothy Canfield, a Camden County, N.J. man, is charged with murder after he allegedly fatally shot a man with a bow and arrow, CBS Philly reports.

At around 10:30p.m. Monday, two men reportedly got into a fistfight at a Berlin, N.J. home. After the argument broke up, all of the people at the house left except for 25-year-old Kereti Paulsen, the station reports.

Meanwhile, Canfield, also 25, who was not involved in the initial altercation, went outside carrying a compound bow and a quiver of arrows. According to CBS Philly, Canfield then allegedly shot Paulsen in the stomach with an arrow.

Police found Paulsen in the backyard of the home where he was struck. He was pronounced dead at Virtua Hospital a short while later, according to the station.

Canfield was arrested and charged with murder after he admitted to driving to a wooded area in Winslow and disposing of the bow and arrows, CBS Philly reports.

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