A Queens gangbanger was busted Wednesday for allegedly slamming right into a 4-year-old on an unlawful motor bike — and regulation enforcement sources mentioned he was racing on the time of the hit-and-run.
Argenis Rivas, 29, was nabbed because of a tip stemming from a TikTok video wherein he reveals off his accidents after which callously blames the critically injured child’s mother and father for letting him run out, sources mentioned.
Jonathan Beauchamps was hit whereas he performed within the Meadowlake Path car parking zone at Flushing Meadow Park at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday, police mentioned.
The kid was flung within the air, struggling a damaged ankle and bruises to his liver and lungs, his father and stepmother instructed The Put up.
Dad Chris Beauchamps mentioned Tuesday earlier than Rivas’ arrest that he believed the person who left his son critically injured should have been riddled with guilt.
How are you going to maintain the guilt inside you and watch this on the information and see a 4-year outdated that you just hit?
“He is aware of he desires to show himself in, however he’s scared,” Beauchamps, 30, mentioned of the rider. “It’s consuming him inside. I do know that’s consuming him inside.”
Jonathan had been steadily enhancing however was nonetheless within the hospital as of Tuesday.
Rivas is charged with reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, endangering the welfare of a kid, working a automobile with out insurance coverage and working an unregistered bike, sources mentioned.
He’s a member of the Trinitarios avenue gang and has six prior arrests, in line with sources.
Rivas mentioned nothing to reporters as he was escorted in cuffs to a police automobile on the 110th Precinct on Wednesday.