She later joined them, witnessed the attack and has since been cooperating with the police, Ms. The police said Miss Feliciano told them she had been dating a dark-skinned Hispanic man and that her father, who was killed in Vietnam, had been Puerto Rican.''In this case, it's a spurned lover who is jealous and is looking for the new boyfriend,'' Commissioner Ward said at a morning news conference at the 62d Precinct station house at 1925 Bath Avenue.A 16-year-old black youth was shot to death Wednesday night in an attack by 10 to 30 white teen-agers in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, the police said.
He described the two as ''strong suspects'' but would not say which two they were. Mondello had been at the scene of the shooting and had had a baseball bat. Mondello had not had a gun and was not the one who shot. Mondello that she was going to bring as many as 30 youths to beat him and his friends, Mr. The white youths, armed with at least one but probably several guns and at least seven baseball bats, were staked out by the girl's house at 6801 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst Wednesday night about , the police said, when Mr.
The other two teen-agers will face a lineup this morning, Inspector Mayronne said. Residents of Bensonhurst, a well-kept working-class neighborhood of tree-shaded streets, with low brick homes, flowering geraniums and religious statuettes, expressed shock at the killing, and friends of the four teen-agers said they were stunned. Hawkins and his friends passed by on the way to an appointment to meet the owner of a used car for sale at 1965 Bay Ridge Avenue.
A companion suffered a slight graze wound, possibly from a bullet, and the two others escaped injury.
Four white teen-agers were taken into custody yesterday and questioned by the police.
Koch and Police Commissioner Benjamin Ward, among other officials, and was quickly drawn into electoral politics. Dinkins, the Manhattan Borough President and a leading Democratic candidate for mayor, said, ''The tone and climate of this city does get set at City Hall.'' [ Page B2 ] Four Youths Are Held The State Division of Human Rights announced that it would investigate the attack; the New York Urban League called for ''sting operations'' to test bigotry in problem neighborhoods, and 20 religious and civic leaders from Bensonhurst met at Borough Hall to voice abhorrence over the attack and pledge efforts to combat racism.