15-year-old BX boy dies after fall from apartment window

A 15-year-old Bronx teen is dead tonight after police say he fell out of an apartment window in Highsbridge.

Investigators say at around 5 p.m., the teen was standing on a chair trying to hang a curtain when the chair gave out and he fell.

Neighbors say they're in shock at how quickly it all happened.

Officials say the teen was taken to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in critical condition but later died.

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