NJ police charge 2 in fatal college shooting

EAST ORANGE - (AP) - Police in New Jersey have charged twomen in the fatal shooting of a Seton Hall University student overthe weekend at a party.

A Bronx teen was among four injured in the shooting.

Nicholas Welch, 25, was arrested at his homeMonday night on the same street as the house where police say hewas refused entry to the party, then returned and sprayed gunfire.

Police also charged 19-year-old Marcus Bascus, who they said mayhave provided the gun to Welch.

Both are charged with murder, conspiracy and weapons offenses.Welch is being held on $2 million bail. It's not known if he has anattorney. Bascus remains at large.

Nineteen-year-old Seton Hall student Jessica Moore died from herinjuries Saturday afternoon, hours after the shooting. Her suitemate, Bronx resident Nakeisha Vanterpool was grazed in the arm by a bullet.

Bronx teen injured at Seton Hall off-campus party

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