2 more suspects arrested in death of teen killed in brutal Bronx attack

Updated Jul 3, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK — Two more suspects were arrested Tuesday in the death of a 15-year-old New York City boy who was slashed in the neck with a machete outside a bodega. Tuesday’s arrests were the ninth and tenth people arrested in connection with the June 20 death of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx. 

Gabriel Ramirez Concepcion, 26, was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder, manslaughter, gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon, the NYPD said. 

The NYPD announced Concepcion’s arrest hours after they said 29-year-old Diego Suero was arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter, gang assault, conspiracy and criminal possession of a weapon in the June 20 death of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx.

Information on Suero’s lawyer wasn’t immediately available. No telephone number was listed with his home address.

Guzman-Feliz, known as “Junior,” dreamed of becoming a police officer, and his death shocked the community.

His funeral last Wednesday ended with a crowd of several hundred people chanting “Justice for Junior!” as pallbearers dressed in Yankees jerseys loaded his casket into a hearse.

The New York City Police Foundation has established a scholarship in his honor.

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