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Justice for ‘Junior’: 11th man arrested in Lesandro Guzman-Feliz’s murder, NYPD says

The 21-year-old man turned himself in Friday morning, NYPD said.

Police are looking for an 11th man in

Police are looking for an 11th man in connection with the murder of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz. Photo Credit: NYPD

Police arrested an 11th person in connection with the fatal gang-related stabbing of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, who turned himself in Friday morning, according to the NYPD.

Danilo Payamps Pacheco, 21, of the Bronx, was charged with murder, manslaughter, gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon, NYPD said. Police said he may be the same person cops released photos of on Wednesday, when police described a suspect as a 21- to 23-year-old who fled the scene of the attack in a white four-door sedan on June 20.

Police are also looking for another car seen fleeing north of Bathgate Avenue, believed to be a dark-colored late 1990’s or early 2000’s model four-door Acura TL with damage to the rear passenger’s side door.

Guzman-Feliz, known as “Junior,” was fatally stabbed in the neck after being dragged from a bodega in the Belmont section of the Bronx in a case of mistaken identity. He was able to run to a nearby hospital, but collapsed and did not survive.

Earlier this week, Diego Suero, 29, who police said is a suspected member of the Dominican gang Trinitarios, and Gabriel Ramirez Concepcion, 26, of the Bronx, were arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter, gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the NYPD. Suero was also charged with conspiracy.

Eight other men — Kevin Alvarez, 19, of the Bronx; Elvin Garcia, 23, of Manhattan; Joniki Martinez, 24, of Freeport, Long Island; Jose Muniz, 21, of Paterson, New Jersey; Antonio Hernandez-Santiago, 24, of the Bronx; Danel Fernandez, 21, of the Bronx; Manuel Rivera, 18, of the Bronx; and Jose Taverez, 21, of the Bronx — also have been arrested and charged with varying offenses.


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