Boy, 5, dies after falling from balcony in Williamsburg

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WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn -- A 5-year-old boy died after he fell from a Brooklyn balcony Wednesday evening.

It happened around 7:45 p.m. at 200 Wallabout St. in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

The boy was identified as Meisels Shimon, 5, of 200 Wallabout St.

Authorities say the boy fell from the 5th floor balcony and landed on the ground.

The child was rushed to Bellevue Hospital by Hatzolah where he died.