News Williamsburg boy dies after falling from Wallabout Street balcony, police say A 5-year-old boy is dead after he fell from a fifth-floor balcony in Williamsburg on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne By Lauren Cook email@example.com Updated June 2, 2016 12:12 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 5-year-old boy fell to his death Wednesday night from a balcony of his Williamsburg apartment, police said. The little boy, Meisels Shimon, plunged from the fifth-floor balcony of the Wallabout Street building, near Middleton Street, just before 9 p.m. His mother was home at the time, police said, but didn’t realize what had happened until she heard commotion from outside. The boy was taken to Brooklyn Hospital Center by a private ambulance, police said, but he was pronounced dead there. Police were investigating the circumstances surrounding the fall. By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.