SHAKOPEE, Minn. - A 27-year-old man is charged with second degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a high school student in Shakopee.
Scott County Prosecutors charged Steven Andre Moore with four criminal counts, including murder, aggravated robbery and two counts of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon.
Officers were called to an apartment on the 600 block of Gorman Street last Thursday on reports of a shooting involving multiple victims. When they arrived they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds and 19-year-old Marcus Antino Pantaleon dead from a bullet.
Police noted the strong smell of marijuana at the scene.
Investigators questioned one of the wounded men, who identified the gunman as Moore, a man who used to live in the apartment building and someone he used to sell marijuana to.
That wounded victim, Miguel Angel Pantaleon, told detectives that Moore and two other black males knocked and then stormed the apartment when the door was opened.
Pantaleon said the men demanded money, took their wallets and then opened fire, killing his brother.
Police traced the suspect to a residence in Minneapolis and arrested Moore when he showed up. When questioned he insisted he was forced by two others to take part in a robbery.
If found guilty of second degree murder Steven Moore faces a possible 40 years in prison.
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