More than $500,000 has been raised so far for the 5-year-old boy thrown off a balcony at the Mall of America. Little Landen was critically injured when he was hurled 40 feet to the lower level. New information about the man who allegedly threw him off the balcony is coming to light. It happened outside the Rainforest Cafe. The boy was with his mother and a family friend when police say the suspect suddenly grabbed the child and threw him over the balcony.