Melee disrupts, briefly shuts down Hempstead court 

The arraignment of murder suspect Pedro Merchant, 20, was disrupted by a courtroom melee that included the brief shutdown of First District Court in Hempstead on Friday. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (Sept. 20, 2013) 

advertisement | advertise on newsday

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox. Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.