Homicide Investigation | 300 block of N. 44th Street

Published on September 05, 2021

The Lincoln Police Department is investigating the death of a 28-year-old male in an apartment in the 300 block of N 44th. The death is a homicide. A 23-year-old male is in custody for 2nd degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony. There is no on-going threat to the public.

On Sunday, September 5, 2021, approximately 7:19 a.m., a call was received sending members of the Lincoln Police Department and Lincoln Fire and Rescue to an apartment in the 300 block of N. 44th on a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds inside of the residence. Although medical intervention was quickly initiated, the male victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Lincoln Police Department investigators are interviewing a witness who was with both parties at the time of the incident. Crime Scene Investigators will be at the scene throughout the day collecting physical evidence. The next-of-kin of the deceased has been notified. We are keeping them in our thoughts and thank the public for respecting their privacy.

Further information will be released at the regular press briefing on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 8:45 a.m. If anyone has knowledge about this incident which may assist with the investigation, please call the Lincoln Police Department at (402) 441-6000 or Crimestoppers at (402) 475-3600