Family throws birthday party for stabbing victim P.J. Avitto

PJ Avitto was fatally stabbed in an elevator

PJ Avitto was fatally stabbed in an elevator last month at the Boulevard Houses. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

The parents of a boy fatally stabbed inside an elevator last month threw a party Tuesday in his memory.

Prince Joshua Avitto, known as P.J., would have turned 7 years old this past Sunday. To celebrate, his parents and the East New York community threw a party at the Boulevard Houses, where the family lives.

Pictures of the boy were visible all around the party. Food was also provided...

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