HOCHUL’S NYC: 71-Year-Old Dead After Being Beaten by a Teenager Outside a Pizza Shop at 4PM

A 71-year-old man has died after being severely beaten by a 15-year-old boy outside a pizza shop in a wealthy Manhattan neighborhood.

From the NY POST:

A 71-year-old man died weeks after a 15-year-old boy brutally beat him outside a Manhattan pizzeria, police said Wednesday. 

Hbrad Boonshaft got into a “brief verbal encounter” with the teen suspect outside 2 Bros Pizza on Eighth Avenue near West 25th Street in Chelsea just before 4 p.m. September 15, cops and police sources said. 

Then the boy pummeled the senior in the head, knocking him unconscious, police said. 

He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with a subdural hematoma, authorities said. 

Boonshaft died of his injuries at the hospital around 1:40 p.m. Sunday, authorities said. 

The teen suspect – whose name has not been released because of his age – was arrested soon after the initial incident, and charged with assault on a victim over 65, cops said. 

Boonshaft’s death has been ruled a homicide by the city medical examiner’s office.