Lincoln Police Investigating Homicide | S 20th & Washington Streets

Published on December 23, 2022

On Friday, December 23, 2022, at 12:21 a.m., police were dispatched to the area of South 20th and Washington Street on a disturbance. The caller reported hearing gunshots and possibly a motor vehicle crash. Arriving officers located a vehicle that had been involved in a crash and a 38-year-old male driver suffering from gunshot wounds.

Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire & Rescue personnel provided life-saving efforts; however, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. Throughout the night, investigators processed the scene and canvassed the area gathering additional evidence. We do not have any information that would suggest there is any ongoing, or targeted threat to the safety of the public; however, an arrest has not been made at this time.

The name of the victim is being withheld at this time, pending notification of family members and further investigation.

This investigation is in the very early stages. The Lincoln Police Department is asking anyone with information or video involving the victim’s vehicle, a white Jeep Patriot, to come forward by calling 402.441.6000. If they wish to remain anonymous to call Crime Stoppers at 402.475.3600


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