Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager

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The Passaic County Prosecutors Office announced Monday afternoon that they arrested six of the suspects on suspicion of murder in Paterson, New Jersey, late Sunday afternoon, NJ.com reported.

Moments later, the attackers barge into the store and drag Guzman-Feliz outside, where they proceed to hack him with a machete, leaving him to die on the street with a severe stab wound to the neck.

So far police have arrested 19-year-old Kevin Alvarez and charged him with murder, manslaughter, gang assault and assault.

Six of the eight suspects allegedly involved in the brutal murder of a teenager in the Bronx spent another night in New Jersey.

He entered a plea of not guilty.

Services for Guzman-Feliz are set for Monday and Tuesday from 3 p.m.to 9 p.m.at the RG Ortiz Funeral Home on Southern Boulevard.

The six suspects will be held at the Passaic County Jail until authorities from NY pick them up, said the judge.

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Clockwise Top left: "Danel Fernandez, Joniki Martinez, Jose Muniz, Jose Taverez, Manuel Rivera and Santiago Rodriguez have all been arrested on the suspicion of the homicide of 15-year-old Lesandro 'Junior" Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx, New York. The video also featured a relative of one of the gang members.

The gang's leader reportedly apologized on Facebook, according to reports, saying that it was a case of mistaken identity and that Junior was not the intended victim. "My son was my son, but he was my best friend", Lisandro Guzman told the Daily News.

Guzman-Feliz was described as "a snazzy dresser who liked jeans and Air Jordans".

His family says the gang has admitted on social media it targeted the wrong person. Another video clip shows him stumbling back inside the deli after the attack, bleeding, and a man behind the counter apparently ordering him out.

In a post on her IG page, Lala, who is celebrating her birthday today, stressed how important it was for her a Melo to show their love and support to Junior's family.

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill was among the hundreds who attended his wake. "Thank you for everybody here".

"These Bronx streets are ruthless", the rapper wrote on Instagram after uploading a picture of Lesandro and his mother, Leandra Feliz, in hospital. "Makes me feel like sure my son gonna have justice", Feliz said.

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