Teens held in Randolph shooting, fights erupt in court
QUINCY, Mass. -- Violence erupted on Monday at the arraignment of four teens who are charged in a deadly shooting in Randolph over the weekend.
Fights broke out outside of the Quincy courthouse on Monday when friends of the victim and friends of the suspects exchanged words and threw punches over the shooting death of 21-year-old Kyle McManus of Randolph. Officers rushed to the scene as police and court officers made arrests.
Inside the courtroom, emotions were also at a high. Friends of the victim learned the incident had been a robbery gone wrong. The four suspects allegedly tried to buy marijuana from McManus and as they pulled away without paying, McManus cried for help and then he was shot.
All four teenage suspects were held without bail in the shooting, while court officers tried to control the chaos that erupted.
Police couldn’t save McManus, but witnesses managed to give officers a description of the suspects' car. Brockton Police, Randolph Police and the State Police teamed up and found the vehicle in Brockton, subsequently finding the suspects.
Prosecutors said McManus’ friends were coming around the corner when they heard him call for help and then heard the gunshot.
5 people were arrested for disorderly conduct on Monday.
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