Justice for Junior Special: More than a Murder
June 20th, 2018 was a day that shook the Bronx and inspired a community to stand up to gang violence. Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, 15, was chased down the street, pulled out of a bodega and slashed to death in a stunning act of violence that investigators would later describe as a case of mistaken identity. The violence and Junior’s desperate attempt to get help was all caught in graphic detail on surveillance & cellphone video.
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News 12’s Jessica Cunnington takes a look back on how the murder unfolded, how the story went viral on social media, and how the flood of tips from the public quickly narrowed the search for the killers with investigators quickly making over a dozen arrests in the days to follow.