Second suspect in shooting incident arrested

The second suspect in the off-campus shooting incident that left one Seton Hall student dead and two others injured has been arrested.

Marcus Bascus, 19, of East Orange was detained at 316 North Empire Court in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. by East Orange Police, Essex Country Prosecutor’s Office, and the United States Marshals Services according to My Fox NY.com.

The information was announced around 5 p.m. to the University community via broadcast e-mail.

Bascus is charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, four counts of attempted murder, and weapons charges. Bail has been set at $2 million.

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Nicholas Parco can be reached at nicholas.parco@student.shu.edu.

Author: Staff Writer

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