Yeltsin Beltran arrested in connection with death of Wayne Freeman on University Avenue

Police have arrested and charged a 21-year-old man in connection with a homicide late last month in Morris Heights. Police say Yeltsin Beltran fatally shot

Police say Yeltsin Beltran fatally shot Wayne Freeman on University Avenue late last month.

Police say Yeltsin Beltran fatally shot Wayne Freeman on University Avenue late last month. (10/12/13)

MORRIS HEIGHTS - Police have arrested and charged a 21-year-old man in connection with a homicide late last month in Morris Heights.

Police say Yeltsin Beltran fatally shot 28-year-old Wayne Freeman on University Avenue Sept. 25. Freeman was found in the lobby of the Sedgwick Houses with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he later died.

A 41-year-old man was found outside the building, having been grazed in the head with a bullet. He suffered minor injuries.

Beltran faces a slew of charges, including attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
 

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