AK-47 Found in Alleged NIU Shooter's Room, Prosecutors Say

Arsenal of weapons, "fairly large" quantity of ammo found in frat house, they say

The Northern Illinois Student accused of shooting another man in the leg outside a residence hall on Friday morning had an arsenal of weapons, including an AK-47, a revolver, a shotgun and a "fairly large" quantity of ammunition in his room at an off-campus fraternity house, prosecutors said Tuesday.

The Chicago Tribune reports that the new allegations were made during a bond hearing for 22-year-old Zachary Isaacman, the man accused of shooting Brian Mulder in the leg.

The judge denied Isaacman's request to reduce his $500,000 bond or release him outright. 

Isaacman was present via video link and said he had no criminal record, the newspaper reported.  He said he was unemployed, lived in a room at the fraternity house and that his family home had been foreclosed.

He continues to be held in the DeKalb County Jail on a $500,000 bond, charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated battery and unlawful use of a weapon.

Mulder said he was shot after trying to prevent Isaacman from entering the residence hall.

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