Mon. Aug 3rd, 2020

UPDATE: LPD identifies 4th of July homicide victim

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UPDATE: In a press release this morning, police have identified the victim of Saturday’s homicide as 20-year-old Gavin Hall of Lincoln.

Investigators interviewed witnesses and learned that there was a small gathering at the residence along the 2700 Block of S 40th Street. Zachariah Serna, 18, and Gavin Hall are roommates and were bantering back and forth. Serna retrieved a shotgun from his bedroom and walked towards Hall, LPD said in a Monday press release.

Serna discharged the shotgun one time striking Hall in the head.

Evidence has been collected from the scene by crime scene technicians and is currently undergoing analysis. Investigators have arrested Serna for manslaughter.

The investigation remains on-going, and anyone with relevent information is urged to call 402-441-6000, or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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