A man was found dead in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn early Sunday, reportedly in a tipped-over shopping cart.
A Manhattan Family Court judge sentenced the boy Thursday to at least six and up to 16 months in a therapeutic foster home. She could later extend his stay.
A Manhattan Family Court judge decided Tuesday the boy should spend six to 16 months in the program. She could later extend his stay.
Fernando Mateo, spokesman for the Federation of Taxi Drivers, said the incident that left two men seriously injured Monday night stems from a rivalry between legal and illegal livery drivers.
On Oct. 30, prosecutors say the boys, who were both 12 at the time, pushed a shopping cart off the fourth-floor walkway of an East Harlem parking garage critically injuring a woman.
Sentencing has been delayed for a 13-year-old boy who admitted to throwing a shopping cart off the fourth floor of a parking garage that injured a woman below.
The boys were accused of pushing a shopping cart off the fourth floor walkway of an East Harlem parking garage on Oct. 30.
Shahabuddeen Ally, the boy’s lawyer, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty with the hope of probation.
The suspects are being charged as juveniles and face reckless endangerment and depraved indifference charges in addition to assault.
On Tuesday night he spoke about what happened to his wife and her ongoing fight to survive. Michael Hedges talked about the incident that’s made national headlines: his wife severely injured by a shopping cart tossed from four stories up.
Marion Salmon Hedges, 47, was walking with her son outside the Target store on East 116th Street Sunday night when the boys allegedly pushed the cart off a 4th floor walkway.
Gladys Smith-Pinto, 58, and Gladys Smith, 38, were arrested and charged with grand larceny. They were scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.
Police say the body was stuffed inside a plastic bag near Bay 20 Street and Shore Parkway.
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