Man, 20, found fatally shot in Bronx apartment building: NYPD

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EMS on scene after 20-year-old fatally shot in the Bronx

EMS on the scene after a 20-year-old Omar Sepulveda was found fatally shot inside an apartment building hallway in the Bronx on Aug. 11, 2021, according to police. (Citizen App)

FORDHAM HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A man was found shot and killed in the hallway of a Bronx apartment building Wednesday night, according to police.

The man’s body was discovered with three gunshot wounds at about 7:10 p.m. inside the building at the corner of Creston Avenue and Minerva Place in the Bronx, officials said.

The 20-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Officials on Thursday identified the victim as Omar Sepulveda of the Bronx.

Authorities said Sepulveda had been involved in a dispute in the apartment before he was shot.

No arrests had been made as of early Thursday, police said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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