Elliot was on lifetime parole after fatally stabbing his mother to death in front of his five-year old sister in 2002 when he was 19-years-old. NY has implemented drastic changes to its parole and bail policies. Local governments were threatened to change their policing policies or risk losing their state funding.
Oghaleoghene Atuno was arrested on suspicion of using his vehicle for attempted murder, as security footage from the area showed him circling the cul-de-sac several times before hitting the boys. Critics are questioning why the media is silent about this story and why police are not investigated it as a hate crime.