15 year old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, who was murdered last year, after being drag into the street from a New York bodega, where he was hiding from a group of gang members who stabbed him in a case of mistaken identity. These five members of the gang have been handed down life sentences.
According to the New York Times, Manuel Rivera, 19, was sentenced to 23 years to life prison, while his co-defendants Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez Santiago, Jose Muniz and Elvin Garcia received 25 years to life. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella who allegedly plunged a knife into Guzman-Feliz’s neck killing Junior, received life in prison without parole.
eight other defendants are awaiting trial