The teenage boy accused of taking pictures a Marine vacationer in Instances Sq. final week was taken from a Midtown police precinct home to court docket to face tried homicide prices Wednesday.
The 16-year-old, who sources recognized as Avon Darden, mumbled by way of his masks when requested by The Publish if he had a message for the household of 21-year-old Samuel Poulin.
“Yeah I obtained a message for the household… [inaudible],” the handcuffed suspect mentioned in a difficult tone as he was pushed to court docket by detectives Wednesday night.
Darden was charged with tried homicide, assault, reckless endangerment and prison possession of a weapon in reference to the June 27 incident, police mentioned.
The teenager turned himself into the Midtown South police precinct Wednesday afternoon, based on sources.
He allegedly opened fireplace in broad daylight after feuding with a road performer, sources mentioned.
The bullet ricocheted and hit Poulin within the again as he and his household had been strolling previous Marriott Lodge on West forty fifth Avenue and Broadway at 5:15 p.m., based on the NYPD.
The Marine was visiting the town from upstate New York to attend a baptism.
Darden had been arrested by the NYPD on 5 earlier events, all of that are sealed, sources mentioned.
The taking pictures marked the second time in two months that gunfire erupted on The Nice White Means in the midst of the day.
A Brooklyn 4-year-old and two vacationers had been shot on Broadway and West forty fourth Avenue in Might.