17 Year Old Charged With Attempted Murder For Pushing 9 Year Old Off A Roof

On Saturday, a 17 year-old boy, Casmine Aska, was arrested after throwing a 9 year-old boy off the roof of a five-story apartment building on Nelson Avenue in Morris Heights.

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The 9-year old was found at 8:30 P.M. on the concrete below and rushed to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. The child is listed in critical condition with severe body trauma.

A police source states that Casmine Aska is being charged with attempted murder.