Shooting at Renaissance apartments under investigation


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NORTH BRUNSWICK – Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at the Renaissance Glen Apartments in North Brunswick.

Authorities responded to Marc Drive following reports of a shooting at around 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, according to information provided by Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Joseph Battaglia of the North Brunswick Township Police Department.

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Upon their arrival, officers located a male juvenile, 17, of North Brunswick, who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound, according to reports. 

Upon further investigation, officers later found Marc Atkins, 18, of Plainfield, who had also sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, according to the statement.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information should call Detective Errol McCalla of the North Brunswick Police Department at 732-247-0922, ext. 311 or Detective Sean Sullivan of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-4060.

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