The Brooklyn suspect who stabbed activist Ryan Carson to death is an ’emotionally disturbed’ SCHOOL EMPLOYEE, 18, who was reported to police for destroying his girlfriend’s belongings two months ago
- Ryan Thoresen Carson, 32, was stabbed to death at 4 a.m. Monday
- Police are still hunting the youth who attacked him while he waited for the bus
- Carson was a far-left activist who would feel sorry for his killer, his friends said
The Brooklyn man who stabbed activist Ryan Thoresen Carson to death is an “emotionally disturbed” 18-year-old boy who works at a school, police have revealed.
The teen’s full name has not yet been released, but it is believed his name is Brian.
At 4 a.m. Monday, he stabbed Carson, 32, to death as he waited for a bus with his girlfriend in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. They had just returned from a wedding.
Police have not yet arrested the 18-year-old. He is said to work at a school in Clinton Hill, and has prior citations for disorderly conduct.
Two months ago, his own aunt called 911 and called him “emotionally disturbed” after he destroyed his girlfriend’s belongings during an argument.
The teenage suspect is now being hunted by the NYPD. His name is ‘Brian’, he is 18 and works at a school in Clinton Hill
Ryan Thoresen Carson, 32, was killed at 4 a.m. Monday while waiting for a bus
Carson and his girlfriend are shown on the street in Bedford Stuyvesant at 3:50 a.m. as the attacker approaches
Homicide detectives are investigating a stabbing murder at Lafayette Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard on Monday, October 2
Homicide detectives are investigating a stabbing murder at Lafayette Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard
Despite the senseless violence, friends of the 32-year-old say it will not change his views on social justice.
‘I know he would have wanted people to use his death as a means to talk about structural abuses in the city.
“I’m absolutely certain he would immediately see that this was a person who was suffering from a lack of resources in our community, who probably needs better mental health care, possibly housing, possibly drug support, drug treatment.”
“What he would want to avenge is for us to fix how broken this city is,” said New York State Assemblymember Emily Gallagher. The Gothamist.
Carson worked for the New York Public Interest Research Group, a nonprofit organization where his work focused on environmental issues such as reusable bottles.
He spearheaded other Liberal causes such as creating supervised drug injection sites in the city.
Morales, according to now-closed social media profiles, was an avid BLM activist who, among other things, used the police-hating acronym ACAB in some posts.
One of the causes Carson advocated for was supervised drug locations in New York to prevent opioid overdoses
Carson and his girlfriend Claudia had just attended a wedding and were on their way home
Chuck Schumer paid tribute to Carson on Tuesday
Carson was not as outspoken in his criticism of law enforcement, but he shared similar concerns about police brutality.
“The fact is, I’m fucking scared.
“This summer, like many of the past years of my life, I have watched people I care about being attacked by police in the streets,” he said in a speech. Interview October 2020 about his poetry.
Friends of the couple are now raising money to help Morales through her grief. They have raised $46,000 so far through a GoFundMe page.
Among those paying tribute to Carson today was Chuck Schumer.
“Ryan Carson threw himself into everything he did with passion and humanity.
“I worked with him on a major town hall he hosted with NYPIRG and on the Inflation Reduction Act.
‘An emerging talent and an extraordinary activist. May his memory and work inspire us,” he said.
“This is not just a loss for us. This is a loss for all of New York,” friend Jaki Cohen also said of the climate and drug rehabilitation activist