Piscataway, NJ (AP) – Two Rutgers players were suspended from the soccer team after they were charged with attacking three people from a paintball that was fired from a passing vehicle.

Greg Schiano took action Tuesday after defense attorneys Malaki “Max” Melton and Chris Long over three assaults and the allegation stems from an incident on Monday night in the Livingston campus area of ​​the school in Piscataway. It is not known if either player has an attorney.

Melton recorded two intercepts, including one returning to Temple for a 46-yard touchdown, and blocked punts in three games that season. Long played in all three games this season in a special team and last season in two games.

The Scarlet Knights will play Big Ten on Saturday, challenging 19 Michigan at Ann Arbor.

According to the university police, the shooting occurred on Monday around 10 p.m. The three students who hit the paintball were slightly injured but refused to receive treatment on site.

In the subsequent investigation, 19-year-old athletes were arrested early on Tuesday and released on their own initiative. You will appear before the first court on November 4th.

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Rutgers interrupts two soccer players after shooting paintball | Nationwide

Rutgers interrupts two soccer players after shooting paintball | Nationwide