NEWARK, N.J. – A student was killed during a suspected burglary at a New Jersey Institute of Technology fraternity house early Monday morning, and police are continuing to search for the shooter or shooters.
Student Joseph Micalizzi, a 23-year-old mechanical engineering major from Freehold, was fatally shot during the suspected burglary, the Associated Press reports.
The deadly incident occurred about 3:30 a.m. at 317 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Micalizzi was shot inside the Tau Kappa Epsilon house, where he was a fraternity member, according to the AP.
After the shooting, he was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police sources said.
Police are looking for two men who fled on foot after the shooting.
Less than a month ago, a Rutgers University student was fatally shot near the Newark campus on April 11. An arrest was made few days later.