‘Junior’ Street Co-Naming Ceremony

(front, l-r) Councilman Torres, Junior’s parents Leandra and Lisandro with Borough President Diaz joined members of the community and law enforcement in honoring Junior’s memory.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

The corner of East 183rd Street and Bathgate Avenue will forever be immortalized as ‘Lesandro Junior Guzman-Feliz Way.’ Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Councilman Ritchie Torres joined Junior’s parents and the NYPD Explorers on Wednesday, February 27 in formally renaming the corner where the 15-year-old was brutally murdered last June, sparking the #JusticeForJunior movement.

The Lesandro Junior Guzman-Feliz Way street sign was unveiled to the cheers of many in attendance.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Councilman Torres (front, c) spoke highly of Junior’s service to the community.
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The NYPD Explorers paid their respects to Junior at his memorial mural.
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Torres (l) and Diaz (3rd from l) presented ceremonial street signs to Junior’s parents Leandra (2nd from l) and Lisandro (c) during the heartfelt ceremony.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

The NYPD Explorers mourned the loss of their partner Junior.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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