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Long Island court room erupts in violence at murder arraignment

Disorder in the court!

That’s what happened on Long Island after a family’s emotions appeared to get the better of them.

The fight started when a 20-year-old man was arraigned on murder charges.

That’s when family and friends of the victim and accused killer began arguing.

The brawl escalated quickly and violently, causing the courthouse to shut down.

Four people were hurt, including two court officers.

Those arrested face charges of riot in the first degree and contempt of court.


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