Man Kills Teen Due To Freeway Comparison

A 26-year-old man from the Bronx, New York, was

arrested for murdering a 13-year-old boy Friday (Dec. 27), because the teen

teased him about his weight, and compared him to Roc-A-Fella rapper, Freeway.

Demetrius James, who stands 6-foot-2, and weighs

300 pounds, shot Brandon Marcus in the face as they rode the elevator in the

Jamie Towers in Castle Hills.

Marcus and his 10-year-old cousin were visiting

their grandmother, who resides in the same building as James. Marcus was struck

Marcus near his left eye. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he died

at 1:28 a.m.

James was arrested at 5:20 a.m. Saturday (Dec.

28) and was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police