On Monday, attorneys for four of the suspects accused of stabbing 15-year-old Junior pointed the finger at a fifth suspect they claimed went rogue.READ MORE: Family Members: Woman Originally From Long Island Among The Missing In Florida Condo Collapse
Last June, Junior was dragged outside of a Bronx bodega and attacked with knives and a machete.
Lawyers said not all of the defendants intended to kill the Belmont teenager.
They blamed Jonaiki Martinez Estrella for delivering the final blow.READ MORE: Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens
He’s accused of stabbing Junior in the neck.
During closing arguments Tuesday, some members of the jury were seen crying as they were shown autopsy photos and surveillance video of the deadly attack.
The judge turned down defense requests to declare a mistrial, or speak to the crying jurors about their reaction to the graphic evidence.MORE NEWS: See It: Woman Steals Dog From Valley Stream Home
If convicted, each defendant could face life in prison.