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Bronx boy, 15, killed in ‘brutal’ stabbing, NYPD says; looking for help in ID’ing alleged attackers

New York police said they are looking for the public’s help to identify a group of males, believed to be connected to the “brutal” cross that led to the death of a 15-year-old boy in the Bronx earlier this week.

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New York police are seeking the public’s help to identify a group of males, believed to be connected to the “brutal” cross that led to the death of a 15-year-old boy in the Bronx earlier this week.

Authorities on Friday released video surveillance in connection with Wednesday in the attack with a number of men entering a store in the New York district. The police identified as the victim Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, according to a press release.

WANTED: Help us ID the men in this video in connection with the stabbing death of a 15-year-old man that occurred on E. 183St in the #Bronx at 11:40pm on Wednesday, June 20. ☎️ #800577TIPS pic.twitter.com/z2SXzhNS1Z

— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 22, 2018

The police said that they responded to the scene around 11:40 a.m. following a 911 call of an assault in progress” on the East 183 Street. They learned that the teenager was in an argument with the wild men outside the building before he was “stabbed in the neck,” police said.

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“The suspects fled the location and the victim walked to Saint Barnabus Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased,” police said, adding that they are not random arrests.

Along with the surveillance video of the males, believed to be involved in the meeting, NYPD Chief Terence Monahan, tweeted: “The stabbing murder of this young man is one of the most brutal crimes I’ve seen in my 36yr career.”

The stabbing murder of this young man is one of the most brutal crimes I’ve seen in my 36yr career. @NYPDDetectives hard work is the capture of these killers, but we also need your help. Watch this video and call #800577TIPS with all the information you can provide. #JUSTICEFORJUNIOR pic.twitter.com/h6QxmGtEsx

— Chief Terence Monahan (@NYPDChiefofDept) June 23, 2018

“@NYPDDetectives hard work is the capture of these killers, but we also need your help,” Monahan continued, providing a phone number for the tips.

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NYPD Chief Dermot F. Shea also tweeted about the deadly get help “#JUSTICEFORJUNIOR.”

Anyone out there know of these men, all wanted for the brutal murder of the 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Ortiz in #thebronx. Take a good look at each. It is up to you to help us with #JUSTICEFORJUNIOR. Call anonymously to 800-577-TIPS #YourCityYourCall pic.twitter.com/UOEsr7IPCE

— Chief Dermot F. Shea (@NYPDDetectives) June 23, 2018

“Someone out there knows these men, all wanted for the brutal murder of the 15-year-old Lesandro ‘Junior’ Guzman-Ortiz in #thebronx,” the tweet said.

In another post on Twitter, Shea said that Guzman-Feliz had wanted to be a NYPD detective.

In the Bronx on 6/20, 15-year-old Junior Guzman-Feliz was fatal by the men in the picture (right). He was never planning to give up on his dream of a NYPD detective, & WE WILL NEVER GIVE up ON HIM. Help us #JusticeForJunior You can anonymously call 800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/0gVAMfmC7f

— Chief Dermot F. Shea (@NYPDDetectives) June 23, 2018

Genesis Collado-Feliz, the teenager, the sister, told ABC 7 that her brother was “a good kid” who liked to play video games “, such as every 15-year-old.”

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