Authorities said the teen was able to run to Saint Barnabus Hospital, where he later died.
News of Guzman-Feliz's violent death has garnered attention nationwide, fueling the hashtag #JusticeforJunior. Donations to a GoFundMe page to assist with funeral costs and other expenses has exceeded its initial $15,000 goal.
On the street, they hacked Guzman-Feliz to death with knives and a machete.
Guzman-Feliz was an aspiring police officer who was a member of the NYPD's youth Explorer program, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermont F. Shea said in a tweet. "He has never been in any fight, never, in 15 years". Leandra Feliz added that Mayor Bill de Blasio has yet to reach out to the family.
"Oh my God, I'm so happy", the victim's sister-in-law, Ione Guitierrez-Feliz said.
"I have not heard from them". "It's messed up what they did to him". According to reports, another suspect was previously arrested in the Dominican Republic and at least two others were arrested in connection with the case.
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One of the suspects, Kevin Alvarez, 19, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and gang assault. Another service is being held Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m., and Guzman-Feliz will be laid to rest Wednesday at St. Raymond's Cemetery on Southern Boulevard.
Since 1992, the Trinitarios solidified its deep roots in the Bronx, the New York Post reveals.
Pictures of the five suspects were shared online and rumors popped up that they were part of a gang called the Trinitarios.
A source told PIX11 that one gang member was angry because a relative was featured in a sex video and mistakenly thought Guzman-Feliz was in the video. "It wasn't supposed to be him", the text reads, per the Post. Since he was 5-years-old, he liked to play with police cars. A crime scene is pictured outside of a subway station on June 27, 2017 in New York City. She's received threats on various social media accounts since Guzman-Feliz's death, some pegging her as the cause of this incident.
Investigators believe the schoolboy, who was a pupil at the Dr Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School, was targeted in a case of mistaken identity.