18-Year-Old Arrested and Charged After Stabbing 16-Year-Old Boy to Death in New York While Dozens Watched and Filmed Attack

A disturbing and deadly brawl was caught on camera this week outside a pizzeria in Oceanside, New York. A 16-year-old boy was stabbed by another teen as dozens of others watched – some taking out their phones to record instead of helping, CBS New York reports.

After reviewing video of the incident, police have arrested and charged 18-year-old Tyler Flach with second degree murder in the death of Khaseen Morris.

The Long Island teens’ pre-arranged a fight at a strip mall after school, police said, according to CBS New York. Morris was seen with another boy’s girlfriend and was threatened that he better be at the fight. When he arrived, six or seven teens from another school district converged on him and he was stabbed in the chest.

Morris’ family is now planning his funeral. His sister, Keyanna Morris, said “everyone loved him and he loved everyone.”

“He was amazing,” Morris said. “The girl wanted him to walk her home and he was like okay. This girl played a game and tried to get her ex-boyfriend jealous and said somebody else walked me home.”

There was shock and disgust at Oceanside High School that so many kids stood around and just shot video of the deadly brawl.

“They videoed his death instead of helping him. This can’t go on. Your friends are dying while you stand there and video it. That’s egregious,” Nassau County Police Det. Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick said.

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SOURCE: CBS News, Caitlin O’Kane