NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An indictment has been announced in the 2019 killing of a 14-year-old boy in Queens.R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
He was killed while playing basketball at the Baisley Park Houses in South Jamaica.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers To Take Effect After Federal Appeals Court Lifts Temporary Ban
Investigators say Brown, a reputed gang member, allegedly mistook Griffin for his intended target.
“At a bare minimum, when our kids go to the park or to the playground, families should know that they are coming home,” Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said. “Fourteen-year-old Aamir Griffin, a promising young student and athlete, never got home, and his family is still reeling from his death.”MORE NEWS: Parents Of Immunocompromised Girl Say Long Island School District Refused Requests For Adequate Remote Option
If convicted, Brown faces up to 25 years to life in prison.