Thursday night, family, friends and community leaders marched from Mount Carmel church to outside the bodega where Guzman-Feliz was stabbed to death.READ MORE: Family Members: Woman Originally From Long Island Among The Missing In Florida Condo Collapse
Trinitarios members have said they mistook him as a rival gang member.
His mother, Leandra Feliz, says her sadness is eased by all of the support she is receiving.READ MORE: Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens
“I feel happy for the support that I’ve been having and I’ve been receiving, and seeing how the community and the world is loving my son. That made me feel better,” she said.
Last week, the first five defendants were found guilty of murder.
Murder 1 comes with a mandatory sentence of life in prison. Sentencing is set for July 16.MORE NEWS: See It: Woman Steals Dog From Valley Stream Home
Eight more defendants are awaiting trial.