MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Hundreds of friends and family are preparing their final goodbyes for a beloved teen whose life was taken in a vicious stabbing attack outside a Bronx bodega Wednesday night.
The wake for 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz will be held on Monday and Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at R.G. Ortiz Funeral Home at 524 Southern Blvd. in the Bronx.
A memorial continues to grow outside of a Bronx bodega where Junior was brutally killed.
The teen was dragged out of the grocery store on 526 E. 183 St. by a group of purported gang members, and stabbed to death with machetes and knives Wednesday night, police said.
Six suspects are in custody in connection with the murder of Guzman-Feliz.
A GoFundMe page set up by Guzman-Feliz’s family to help with funeral costs and other financial difficulties has reached nearly $165,000. To donate, visit Justice For Junior.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).