New York man points gun at 6-year-old taking part in Halloween ‘booing’ tradition: ‘Kid just traumatized’

A 43-year-old man in New York was arrested over the weekend after a 6-year-old allegedly left a candy-filled Halloween goody bag on his porch by mistake. According to a press release from the Nassau County Police Department, a 42-year-old mother in Long Island, New York drove her daughter, two sons, and nephew to a home to drop off a Halloween ‘boo bag’ to her friend.

Police said that as the 6-year-old went to retrieve the bag, the front door opened and Michael Yifan Wen, 43, exited and pointed a black handgun at the boy’s head. Two people close to family, who didn’t want to be identified by name, discussed the incident with FOX 5 New York. ‘The kid is just traumatized,’ one source said. ‘He couldn’t sleep last night. It was very scary.

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