#JusticeForJunior: A Group of Men Fatally Stabbed Bronx Teen With Machete

#JusticeForJunior: A Group of Men Fatally Stabbed Bronx Teen With Machete

#JusticeForJunior: A Group of Men Fatally Stabbed Bronx Teen With Machete

The NYPD released a statement Sunday evening saying, in part: "The Department has identified multiple suspects and is in the process of interviewing some of them at this time".

Police say they're still searching for the five attackers caught on camera during the crime.

It's been four days since the brutal attack, and the community has rallied around the family of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, also known as Junior.

According to police, the mortally wounded boy never reached the hospital and collapsed a block away.

Guzman-Feliz was dragged out of a bodega at East 183rd Street and Bathgate Avenue and hacked to death with a machete on Wednesday following a dispute with a group of males, officials said.

NYPD officers apprehended two suspects in the Bronx and three more in Paterson, New Jersey.

"A source told PIX11 one gang member was angry because a relative was featured in a sex video and thought Guzman-Feliz was in the video", the report said. Lesandro Guzman-Feliz bears a striking resemblance to the unidentified young man in the porn video.

Shortly after Guzman-Feliz's murder, a social media campaign titled #JusticeForJunior began to gain traction, calling for those who have information to step forward.

Officers said with his dying breath, the 15-year-old asked for some water, according to ABC 7 NY.

The group fled the scene and Guzman-Feliz ran to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

"His dream in the future was to be a detective", she said.

He then was seen running across the street, heading towards the nearby St Barnabas Hospital.

Grullon, 19, said the messages were meant to prove Junior's innocence. 'They were grown men and he was only 15'. "I don't understand how they let the store owners or employees or whoever is there let him come back out like that, when he's cut in the main artery", the victim's sister-in-law, Ione Feliz, told ABC-7.

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