Update: Second murder suspect arrested in connection to shooting of 16-year-old boy

Published: May. 30, 2023 at 9:56 PM CDT|Updated: May. 31, 2023 at 11:50 AM CDT
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WEST FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A second murder suspect has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy outside of a Fargo apartment last week. The arrest comes after SWAT members and several law enforcement officers surrounded a West Fargo neighborhood Tuesday night.

Officials say say around 8 p.m. May 30, the Red River Valley SWAT team conducted a high-risk search warrant near the 200 block of 9 1/2 Ave. W. 19-year-old Fabian Edwin Scott was arrested and is now being held at the Cass County Jail on multiple felony charges including murder and strong arm robbery.

16-year-old James Moore was shot and killed on May 22 in the 4400 block of 9th Ave. S. Police say multiple people were involved in a fight before the shooting, and say several shots were fired. Moore was found with a gun laying on the ground next to him, and police say another firearm was recovered in connection to the investigation as well.

31-year-old Marcus Rexrode is already booked in the Cass County Jail and is being held on murder charges also connected to Moore’s death. He has yet to be formally charged in the case.

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