An 18-year-old man from New York's Long Island was arrested Wednesday and charged in the murder of a 16-year-old student.
Police charged Tyler Flach of Lido Beach, NY, with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Khaseen Morris. Flat wants to be arraigned on Thursday morning, Nassau County police officials said.
LONG ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RECORDED ATTACK INSTEAD OF HELPING STABBED TEEN WHO LATER DIED, COPS SAY
Morris was stabbed once in the chest during an after-school fight Monday near Oceanside High School. Flat what an allegedly one of about eight from a nearby high school.
Police said between 50 and 70 teens watched the bloody brawl, at least some of them recording the fight on their cell phones, all while failing to do anything to defend Morris from his attackers. Morris was rushed to a hospital where he died, Newsday reported.
"Khaseen," Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick of the Nassau County Police Department said at a news conference Tuesday.
"They stood there and did not help Khaseen. They videoed his death instead of helping him. "
Wednesday, Nassau County police assigned extra officers to high school in Oceanside High School.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP  Hundreds attending candlelight vigil's Tuesday, April 11, 2011, in the parking lot where the fatal brawl took place, Newsday reported. A second teenager was hospitalized with a broken arm and swelling to his head after Monday's fight.