Teenager arrested and accused of murdering 16-year-old Mahki Brown in Soho Citi Bike incident

Police sources have revealed that a 19-year-old suspect has been apprehended and charged with murder in connection with the tragic Citi Bike incident that took place outside a prestigious Soho hotel. The victim of this senseless crime was a 16-year-old boy.

Henry Thomas, a resident of Avenue D in the East Village, is one of the two suspects that the police have been searching for. They have been pursuing him and another individual after the tragic shooting of Mahki Brown near the Dominick Hotel on Spring Street on May 7th. According to sources, Thomas is one of the alleged perpetrators involved in this incident.

The US Marshals Service apprehended Thomas in Harlem on Friday morning.

In a gray tracksuit, he remained silent while being escorted by police officers. He was handcuffed as he was led out of the 1st Precinct on his way to court around 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Thomas was responsible for the fatal attack that claimed Brown’s life, as stated in the police report.

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Brown, a passionate basketball player from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, succumbed to his injuries and was swiftly transported to Bellevue Hospital. Tragically, he was declared dead upon arrival.

“The shooter responsible for the tragic and senseless killing of a 16-year-old has been tirelessly pursued and apprehended by the USMS RFTF, SDNY Warrant Squad, and the NYPD,” emphasized Ralph Sozio, the US Marshal for the Southern District of New York.

“We are fully dedicated to utilizing all of our combined law enforcement resources to apprehend and bring to justice individuals who engage in acts of violence within our city.”

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Last week, NYPD Chief of Detectives Joseph Kenny revealed that the teenager who tragically lost his life was a student at the nearby Broome Street Academy Charter High School. The young student had been acting as a peacemaker during a fight between two of his female classmates before the shooting occurred.

Kenny added that one of the girls involved reached out to her brother for assistance.

According to the chief, the victim intervened to stop the fight.

Tragically, Brown, a passionate basketball player from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, was hurriedly taken to Bellevue Hospital, where medical professionals pronounced him as deceased.

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Brown, known for his caring and respectful nature, was in the company of his girlfriend when he tragically fell victim to a gunshot.

In the aftermath, the distressed girlfriend recounted, “I was by his side,” she confided to The Post.

“It’s tough. I can’t get the image of him lying on the ground out of my mind.”

Several individuals also witnessed Brown’s collapse in an alley adjacent to the hotel after the impact.

Justo Cruz, a security guard in the vicinity, expressed his disgust, saying, “It was sickening.”

“He lay there motionless, seemingly unconscious. I noticed a stain of blood on his shirt, but I chose not to examine it further. It was a disturbing sight, a reminder that a fellow human being was sprawled on the floor. It felt like a scene straight out of a movie.”

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