Top Ten Videos to watch

47th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One - Press Room
A Man Operating A Tv Camera
Maurice White
'News One Now' With Roland Martin Taping
Bill Cosby
Activists In Los Angeles Gather To Burn Likenesses Of The Confederate Flag
Flint Firebirds V Windsor Spitfires
CBC Message To America: Rep. Conyers Addresses The Damage Inflicted On Our Communities By Poverty, Mass Incarceration And Lack Of Economic Development
Iowa Caucus Ted Cruz
NewsOne Now NAACP Image Awards Preview
Student sitting at a desk in a classroom
Slavery Stock image
The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Gala Fundraising Reception
Ava DuVernay
Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks
President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
Ava DuVernay
2016 North American International Auto Show
Democratic National Committee Presidential Primary Debate
88th Oscars Nominations Announcement
Democratic debate
Dream Speech
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
US President Barack Obama speaks on the
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 5
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18, 2015: Two wooden stand-in Oscar statuettes are ready to be taken on
Woman Holding Dollars - Isolated
Leave a comment

NEW YORK — A high school football star was stabbed and later died just hours after his graduation Tuesday in a fight with Bronx parking attendants over whether something was stolen from his family’s car during the ceremony, police said.

Isayah Muller, 19, a star running back who led his team to the Public Schools Athletic League championship, was rushed to a nearby clinic by his family and girlfriend and was later pronounced dead, said Paul Browne, the New York Police Department’s chief spokesman. No arrests have been made but the parking attendants and Muller’s father, Andre, were speaking to officers from the 52 Precinct in the Bronx early Wednesday, Browne said.

The family arrived at the lot on Jerome Avenue in the Bronx at about 9 a.m. and walked over to the campus of Lehman College, where graduation was being held Tuesday for students from Harry S. Truman High School. Following the ceremony, the family headed back to the car, Browne said.

An argument erupted initially between Muller’s father and parking attendants, whom he accused of stealing something from his auto, Browne said. The father noticed the property missing from the car while the family was en route to a celebratory meal Tuesday afternoon on City Island, a fishing hamlet on the northern tip of the Bronx.

Angry over the missing property, Andre Muller turned the car around and headed back to the parking lot, Browne said. The fight broke out and Isayah Muller was stabbed in the chest, though it’s not clear by whom. The father and son ran to the family car where his mother and girlfriend were waiting and they drove him to the clinic. Muller was later transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly before 6 p.m., Browne said.

It’s not clear how many attendants were involved in the incident, or who delivered the fatal blow. There was no answer at the garage early Wednesday.

Muller was headed to Nassau Community College in Garden City, Long Island, in the fall, according to his Facebook page. His Facebook profile showed him to be a popular guy who was hardworking and enjoyed sports.

He was a star running back. He rushed for 285 yards during the high school championship game in November, winning 23-20 over the top-seeded Beach Channel. His performance was the talk of newspapers and television alike. He was revered by his teammates.

“Isayah Muller is the type of player who steps up when the game is on the line,” Truman coach John-James Shepherd told the Daily News of New York after the winning Nov. 28 game. “The more pressure he has, the more comfortable he is.”

Team quarterback Xavier Hamilton told newspapers and blogs that Muller was the team’s go-to guy.

“To him, there’s no such thing as pressure,” Hamilton told ESPN’s high school report. “You put the ball his hands and it’s like he’s in a zone. You look in his eyes and there’s no reflection. He just gets the ball and does what he has to do.”

Muller ran the last five plays of the November game. According to ESPN, “He not only carried the ball, but also his entire team.”

“I really wasn’t tired,” Muller told ESPN. “This is my last game of my high school career. I didn’t want to take one step off that field. I’m still not tired. I could play the whole game all over again.”


Cop Who Killed Black Athlete Named “Officer Of The Year”

Star Detroit Athlete Killed Over Cartier Glasses

Also On News One: