MANHATTAN - (AP) - One man was fatally shot after a brawl aboard aparty boat spilled into New York City's tourist-friendly SouthStreet Seaport early Saturday, witnesses said.

Omar Trent, a 31-year-old from Brooklyn, was shot in the headshortly before 4:30 a.m. Saturday after an argument escalated intobottle-throwing and gunfire at the complex of shops, restaurantsand maritime attractions in lower Manhattan, police said. He waspronounced dead at the scene.

Workers at the complex said the fight started on the dockedAtlantica, a three-level yacht that often hosts weekend parties.

Police said Saturday afternoon that the investigation wascontinuing.