The television fell on the boy inside an apartment at the Boulevard Houses complex in East New York just after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
He was listed in critical condition at NYU Medical Center with life threatening head injuries.
The incident was being treated as an accident and no charges were filed.
The Boulevard Houses, run by the city Housing Authority, is made up of 18 buildings and is home to some 3,104 residents.
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