Boy, 15, charged with killing 17-year-old in NYC weeks after gun bust

A teenage boy with a criminal history allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old to death in the Bronx earlier this month — just days after he was busted on a gun charge in Manhattan, The Post has learned.

Brandon Perez, 15, who has been arrested 5 times in the past 10 months, was charged Saturday with murdering Ethan Borges, who died from his wounds last Wednesday, law enforcement sources said.

The fatal stabbing came after Perez was charged on Sept. 4 with criminal possession of a loaded firearm in Manhattan. He was released without serving jail time.

Law enforcement sources said the tragedy was due to lax penalties

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