College hoops coach threw punch killing NYC tourist

Wake Forest assistant Jamill Jones has been charged with assault More

Jones allegedly punched the late tourist, identified as Sabor Szabo, early Sunday after he was being disruptive and banging on cars in Long Island City. Jones, said to have been parked in an SUV that Szabo knocked on, got out and punched him, after which Szabo was taken to a hospital, only to die of his injuries on Tuesday. Jones fled the scene inside a white SUV, according to the police report.

He's said to be "a rising college basketball coaching star" at Wake Forest University. He was released on his own recognizance and will return to court on October 2. Szabo, who was intoxicated at the time, hit his head on the pavement after the blow. A third-degree assault charge is a misdemeanor in NY.

Jones was with his family after the court session, his attorney, Alain Massena, told the AP. "We will make a further statement after we learn more about the matter".

The investigation is ongoing, and charges against Jones could be upgraded, police said.

Jones joined the Wake Forest basketball program in May 2017, according to the team's website.

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Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones, second from left, is shown with the team and head coach Danny Manning during a game in November.

Jones, a Philadelphia native, previously coached at Central Florida, Virginia Commonwealth and Florida Gulf Coast.

Szabo, also 35, was "super outgoing, friendly, and an incredibly smart businessman", said his company, at What If Media Group, based in Fort Lee, New Jersey. He was always upbeat, positive, kind and caring. "He was a really good person".

Szabo, a 35-year-old man from Boca Raton, Fla., was in town for a wedding.

"We're going to say one thing and that's all".

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