NYPD IDs 1 of 5 suspects in mistaken-identity machete killing


At least 5 suspects are in custody in connection to the brutal murder of a 15-year-old Bronx teen.

The suspects and a seventh man, Kevin Alvarez, are facing charges of murder, manslaughter and assault in the stabbing death of Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz outside a Tremont bodega.

The second surveillance video apparently captures Guzman-Feliz seconds after a group of men repeatedly stabbed him outside the bodega.

Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, was killed by a gang of men outside a bodega store in the Bronx area of NY. Bleeding from his neck, Guzman-Feliz was able to run toward St. Barnabas Hospital but collapsed just a few feet away.

The New York Daily News is reporting that the police have five suspects in custody, even tracking one down in the Dominican Republic. "I want my son with me".

The NYPD also released footage on Tuesday, showing a group of suspected gang members stabbing a 14-year-old in the median of the Bronx River Parkway earlier this month. People be like 'call the police!

"We will not tolerate thugs on the streets of the Bronx, whether it's Trinitarios or any other gang involved in behaviors of this sort", Shea said.

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In a photo tweeted by the NYPD, Guzman-Feliz is seen wearing a jacket from the NYPD Law Enforcement Explorers program - which introduces young people to the profession - and proudly smiling for the camera.

The most shocking part of the video is the moment the customer reaches over a pool of the teen's blood to finish a transaction, which had been interrupted by the attack.

The gang killed the boy in a case of mistaken identity, according to family members.

Battered and bloody from the attack, Guzman-Feliz slumps over the counter, after which the cashier appears to shoo him, refusing to come to his aid.

In response, the "Be Careful" hitmaker encouraged her Instagram followers to "check out" the GoFundMe account, which has raised more than $147,000 for Junior's family so far. Sources tell WPIX that a gang member was angry because a relative was featured in a sex video. Maybe people in attendance said they never actually knew Junior, but they wanted to show their support after hearing about the crime.

On Monday night, a huge vigil attracting hundreds was held outside, while thousands attended a wake for the boy.