Some New York City officials are pushing to get a Bronx street renamed after Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz.
Bronx Councilman Riche Torres and Guzman’s family are expected to be in attendance when the announcement is made. Guzman, 15, was tragically killed just blocks from his home when he was attacked, allegedly by Trinitarios gang members who stabbed and hacked him with machetes over a video that might have included one of the member’s sister.Reportedly, the attackers mistakenly thought Guzman had taken part in the video. The gruesome video of Guzman’s death captured the nation’s attention, and those allegedly responsible for the act are currently in jail awaiting trial.
— Myles Miller (@MylesMill) July 29, 2018
Since Guzman’s death, the outcry from the community has been huge. A mural was made in his honor, and vigils are held often to remember the youth tragically taken from his family. Bronx rappers such as Cardi B and A Boogie have shared their thoughts about the situation on social media. The New York Yankees recently held a special ceremony in the teenager’s honor. According to News 12 The Bronx, Guzman was a huge fan of the team. A Go Fund Me campaign was set up to help the family.
Shheeeshhh this made me teared 😢and made me feel soooo special like i feel maa special .Senora yo se que sus noche asido largas Triste talves Llora y despierta pensando que era una pesadilla .Pronto usted sentira mas protejida porque vas a sentir su hijo y vas a haver senales que el SI esta contigo.Que su familia tenga Paz pronto y que Dios siempre tenga su hijo en Gloria ….There’s a gofundme account for Junior make sure ya check it out !
What’s happening in my city right now is Disturbing as F**k, we’re killing each other for senseless reasons. Not only was Junior 15 and innocent, he was from the Bronx like me, he had a loving family at home.. And he was also a fan of my music. My fans are like my family, so with that being said can somebody point me to the right direction to make a donation to his Family. As far as the people, The Mayor even the police… we have to do better protecting our people, especially our youth ! #RIPJunior 🙏🏾