NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested and charged six individuals, and have been looking for 4 extra Tuesday, in a violent assault on the Coney Island boardwalk on Easter Sunday.
Round 6 p.m. Sunday, April sixteen, a sixteen-yr-previous boy was strolling on the boardwalk outdoors Luna Park when a number of younger males obtained right into a quarrel with him that escalated right into a bodily struggle.
Video posted on-line exhibits a crowd standing by cheering and watching because the boy mendacity on the road is kicked within the head and stomped on, police stated.
Police stated the sufferer was rushed to Interfaith Medical Middle by his mom struggling a punctured lung.
About an hour later, a 27-yr-previous lady was hit within the head with a bottle, the loud noises throughout that commotion being mistaken for gunfire.
Police investigated and tried to calm the crowds, even taking to Twitter writing: “All stories of any capturing by the amusement space in Coney Island are false. There have been no photographs fired or anybody shot. #coneyisland”
However by that point, the enjoyable on the boards was ruined and clients have been both scared away or turned away as Luna Park closed early.
Within the assault on the boy, police stated six individuals had been arrested as of Tuesday. Police launched surveillance pictures of 4 others – one sporting a white T-shirt and darkish pants, a second sporting a tanktop, black pants and white sneakers, a 3rd sporting a black T-shirt, black pants and black sneakers, and a fourth sporting a white T-shirt, grey pants and a white bandana.
Anybody with info was requested to name the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) fifty seven-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers web site, or textual content tricks to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.