AMITYVILLE, NY (WCBS 880) – It was gun violence that police say killed a 16-year-old boy on Long Island.
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Authorities say that, at the teenage victim’s wake in Amityville, one of the mourners – Tashuan Wallace – had a loaded semi-automatic weapon in his vehicle.READ MORE: Teen Sisters On Long Island Recognized For Helping Seniors Schedule COVID Vaccine Appointments
Not long after the service ended, he allegedly threatened to use the weapon at the nearby Home Depot parking lot, where he got into a fight.
When officers arrived, Wallace is accused of pointing the gun at the men in blue.MORE NEWS: Brooklyn Man Arrested, Charged With Sexually Abusing Teenage Girl
No one was injured and Wallace was arrested.