A 14-year-old boy is dead and three other teenagers are injured after violence broke out a house party the Bronx early Sunday, police said.
Justin Fallu was declared dead on arrival at Jacobi Hospital Center after he was stabbed in the chest, according to the NYPD. An 18-year-old who was stabbed in the chest, a 17-year-old who was stabbed in the shoulder, and another 18-year-old who was stabbed in the chest were all expected to recover.
Police were called to the scene at around 3 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived to Barnes Avenue in Pelham Parkway, they found the four male victims. Justin Fallu was killed about four miles from his home in the Wakefield neighborhood.
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Distraught neighbors of the 14-year-old tried to make sense of the killing Sunday.
"He's just a good guy," said neighbor Victor Perez. "Very friendly, not disrespectful to anybody. You need anything, he'd help you."