NEWS ADVISORY: Pace Students Schedule Candlelight Vigil Tonight at 9PM for Max Moreno, Victim of Fatal Shooting

A candlelight vigil for Max Moreno, the Pace student who last night was victim of a fatal shooting in his off-campus apartment, will take place tonight at 9pm at the plaza in front of Pace’s downtown Manhattan campus, just east of City Hall at the corner of Spruce St. and Park Row/Frankfort St.

The candlelight vigil was covered by DNAinfo.com and the Tribeca Trib
 

A candlelight vigil for Max Moreno, the Pace student who last night was victim of a fatal shooting in his off-campus apartment, has been moved from tomorrow night to tonight because of the weather forecast for tomorrow. The event is sponsored by the Pace University chapter of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity, to which Moreno belonged. It is scheduled to begin at 9pm at the plaza in front of Pace’s downtown Manhattan campus, just east of City Hall at the corner of Spruce St. and Park Row/Frankfort St.

The story was picked up by the NY Post, NY Daily News, DNAInfo, WPIX and others.

In a letter to the Pace community, President Stephen J. Friedman reported on the tragic death of Moreno.

Dear Pace Faculty, Students and Staff:

With sadness I must inform the Pace Community that late last night a Pace student, Max Moreno, was the victim of a fatal shooting in his off-campus apartment on Gold Street in New York City.

On behalf of all of us I extend deepest sympathies to the family members and friends of Mr. Moreno. Counseling for anyone who is dealing with the emotions of this event is available at the Pace Counseling Center at 212-346-1526, and after hours, a counselor on duty is available through Campus Security.

I urge students and other members of the community with information related to this tragic incident to come forward promptly to either the New York City Police Department, with which we are cooperating fully, or to Campus Security. The First Precinct can be reached at 212-334-0611; Security is 212-346-1800. All information will be treated confidentially.

Sincerely yours,
Stephen J. Friedman

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