A group of Latin teenage boys, who called themselves the Latin King Goonies, brutally attacked, sodomized, and burned a Bronx man earlier this month because the victim was gay. The 30-year-old Bronx man, along with two 17-year-old victims, was violently beaten in a rundown apartment in Morris Heights.
NY police arrested eleven suspects and charged them with gang assault, but the New York Daily News reported four of the teens have been cleared from any charges. The latest teenager released from jail is Dennis Piters, 17. The family of the Bronx man was incredibly upset, to say the least, when the District Attorney' office stated there was "insufficient evidence" against Piters.