Mourning Lesandro Guzman-Feliz.
Bronx, New York.
15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was killed by members of the Dominican gang Trinitarios in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. The death occurred in a case of mistaken identity. Public outrage arose when graphic video of the killing began to circulate on the Internet. Fourteen suspects, all members of the Trinitario gang, were arrested in connection with Guzman-Feliz's death.
Hundreds attended the funeral of the 15-year-old, known as Junior, and gathered at the makeshift memorial space outside of the bodega where the attack happened.
Photos for The New York Times story “Bronx Morn Teenager Killed in Vicious Attack”
A poster of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz covered with messages from mourners.
Mourners leaving Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Bronx on Wednesday at the funeral of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, who the police said was killed by gang members last week outside a bodega.
Members of the Law Enforcement Explorers program, a New York Police Department program for high school students, light candles at the makeshift memorial space for Lesandro Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx on June 27, 2018. Hundreds attended the funeral of the 15-year-old, known as Junior, whose fatal stabbing was caught on video and stunned the city.