OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (AP/CNN) — A teen’s murder was streamed and recorded by dozens of people watching and did nothing to help, according to police.
“They videoed his death instead of helping him,” said Nassau County Homicide Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick.
Police say some of the final moments of 16-year-old Khaseen Morris’ life were recorded on cell phones and streamed on social media.
Police on Long Island say they’ve arrested a teenager involved the fatal brawl.
Nassau County police said Wednesday that 18-year-old Tyler Flach, of Lido Beach, has been arrested on murder charges in the Morris’ death.
Morris had been stabbed in the chest during a large among teens at strip mall Monday afternoon. A 17-year-old male also suffered a broken arm in the brawl.
Police say dozens of people watched an unarmed Morris get stabbed earlier this week outside of a strip mall in Nassau County, New York and did nothing to help.
Police say the fight erupted after a group of teens had gotten out of the nearby high school.
“There’s gotta be about 50, 60, 70 kids here. We have a handful of kids that have come forward that have identified subjects involved in this. There is definitely more,” the detective said.
Morris was taken to a hospital where he later died.
“It’s over a common girl and the perception of who she might be dating or who she might be hanging with,” said Nassau County Homicide Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick.
The teen’s murder was streamed and recorded by dozens of people who watched, but did nothing to help.
“Kids stood here and didn’t help Khaseen. They would rather video this event,” Fitzpatrick said.
Flach is due in First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday. It wasn’t clear if he had a lawyer.
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