Boy dies in fall from Brooklyn building

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A 5-year-old boy fell from a Brooklyn balcony and died Wednesday, police said. The boy fell five stories to the ground below, police said. It happened at 200 Wallabout Street in Williamsburg.

A private ambulance took the boy, identified as Meisels Shimon, to Brooklyn Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The NYPD is investigating.