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Man survives shooting in Bronx apartment building lobby

A man survived a shot to his abdomen on Sunday after authorities say an unknown suspect fired off inside the Bronx apartment building lobby.

bronx shooting suspect A man survived a shot to his abdomen on Sunday after authorities say an unknown suspect fired off inside the Bronx apartment building lobby. The suspect, described by police as a black male, left the scene and was last seen wearing a red hoodie and gray sweatpants.
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Police are looking for a man who shot up a Bronx apartment building lobby late Sunday, injuring one man.

Authorities responded to the apartment building in the Crotona Park East section of the Bronx at around 11:55 p.m.in response to a call that a man had been shot inside the six-story building's lobby.

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Inside, cops found a 41-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his abdomen.

Investigators said that the victim entered the building lobby moments earlier when an unknown gunman opened fire.

The victim was taken to Lincoln Medical Center for treatment, where police said he was in stable condition.

The shooter, however, fled in an unknown direction.

Police described the suspect as a black male, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall and around 150 pounds in weight. He was last seen wearing a red hoodie and gray sweatpants.

NYPD is asking anyone with information on the suspect or shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or to submit tips online.

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