Surveillance footage shows the bodega manager and an employee gesturing the men to take the fight outside where Junior Guzman-Feliz was stabbed and killed on Wednesday evening. "They dragged him from the store like a dog", she explained.
Funeral plans are underway for a 15-year-old boy dragged out of a Bronx bodega and stabbed to death last week. Lesandro ran to St. Barnabas hospital just a block away, but police say he ended up collapsing on the sidewalk.
NY police officers stand guard at the street while demonstrators protest against President Trump in Bethpage, May 23, 2018.
According to published reports, on Thursday (Jun 22) Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was stabbed in the neck following a dispute with a group of men. I know it doesn't mean a lot.
Video of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz being murdered can be found in the story here, but be warned that the video is graphic and could be disturbing to more sensitive viewers.
"He was a good kid - always in my house, playing video games, playing with my kids, taking them to the park, always playing basketball. all the time", a relative of the victim, who did not want her identity to be revealed said, local daily Pix 11 reported.
No arrests had been made as of Sunday but Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea vowed to get justice for the teen. Once the news spread on social media, celebrities like Cardi B - who's from the Bronx - expressed her condolences and highlighted the NYPD's slow response to help the teen.
"They are actively investigating several promising leads and have gotten several tips from the public that they are working right now", a senior police official said Friday.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).