A fifteen-year-old boy died on Thursday while attempting to jump from one roof to another in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, the New York Times reports. The teen was with a group of friends on an adjacent roof when he fell to his death.
The teen, Tyreek Riley, was trying to jump from the roof of one four-story building to another that was about eight feet away when he fell to "a trash-strewn concrete alley below," the Times reports. Police came after a resident of the first building saw somebody lying down below, which he thought was unusual.
Police told the Times that an investigation was underway around the boy's death, and that he did not live in the building. Teens, if you are reading this, please do not jump between roofs of buildings in any city. It is very, very dangerous.
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