North Brunswick shooting under investigation

February 5, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

NORTH BRUNSWICK (MIDDLESEX): Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Joseph
Battaglia of the North Brunswick Township Police Department announced
today that authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at the Renaissance
Glen Apartments.

On February 3, 2021, at approximately 7:30 P.M., authorities
responded to Marc Drive following reports of a shooting. Upon their arrival,
officers located a male juvenile, 17, of North Brunswick who had sustained
a non-fatal gunshot wound. 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.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information
is asked to 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.