April 15–The BRONX — Jury choice begins Monday for 5 males accused of fatally stabbing 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz at a Bronx bodega.
Jury members are anticipated to fill out a questionnaire.
All 5 males, suspected members of the Trinitarios gang, face first- and second-degree homicide, manslaughter and conspiracy prices.
The 9 different males are anticipated in courtroom subsequent month.
If convicted, all 14 males may face life in jail.
On June 20, the teenager was chased down by a bunch of alleged members of the Trinatrios gang. When he sought shelter on the bodega, he was dragged out.
After being crushed, stabbed repeatedly and slashed throughout the throat with a machete, Guzman-Feliz, ran again inside the shop. Surveillance video captured the incident, together with an individual contained in the bodega apparently pointing the mortally wounded teenager away from the shop.
An individual was then seen pointing, telling to run to a close-by hospital as a result of 911 had been known as and an ambulance was taking too lengthy to reply. Guzman-Feliz died in an try to succeed in the hospital.
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