Families of Dante Quinones, Pedro Merchant brawl at murder arraignment
A brawl between the families of a murder victim and his suspected killer broke out at the First District Court in Hempstead today.
Pedro Merchant, 20, was arraigned on murder charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Dante Quinones. Merchant is accused of shooting Quinones seven times last Wednesday on Dartmouth Street in Hempstead.
Today’s altercation out started inside a courtroom...