Suspected Bloods gang member admits to Christmas Day slaying

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A suspected Bloods gang member has admitted to killing a Hempstead dad on Christmas Day.

Antoine Foster pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge in connection to the death of Rafael Cepeda.

Prosecutors say the 18-year-old fired three shots at a car he believed rival gang members were riding on Christmas Day 2018.

Cepeda, who was walking on Terrace Avenue to pick up his 11-year-old daughter from the train station, was shot and killed.

Foster is now facing 20 years in prison when he's sentenced.

 

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