It's believed gang violence led to the death of a 13-year-old middle school student from New York.

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ECO Detains Suspect in Alleged Stabbing Death - Staten Island


On Oct. 6., a member of the public approached ECO Farner in Staten Island and pointed out an alleged suspect believed to be involved in a stabbing incident on an MTA bus.

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Officer Farner and a retired New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant, who was also in the area at the time of the incident, approached the 14-year-old.

The unnamed teen was temporarily restrained near the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Littlefield Avenue in Staten Island until members of the NYPD arrived.

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Teen Accused Of Kill Teen On Bus


Police allege the 14-year-old subject fatally stabbed a 13-year-old individual following a dispute.

The two teens went to the same middle school. Witnesses told police a knife was taken out after gang signs were exchanged between the two.

Syles Ular, 13, was fatally stabbed in the chest.



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The 14-year-old was then turned over to the NYPD.

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