Fri. Sep 25th, 2020

Suspect in custody after Sunday evening shooting

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Yesterday just after 6 pm, Lincoln Police were called to the intersection of 27th & Y streets on a report of a person who had been shot.

According to LPD, once officers arrived they found a 31-year-old male covered in blood and unresponsive in a vehicle, just west of the intersection. Officers pulled the male from the vehicle and started CPR.

Lincoln Fire & Rescue arrived shortly after, taking over life-saving measures. The victim was transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Investigators learned through witness statements and video evidence that a grey car had pulled up to the victim’s vehicle. The driver produced and fired a handgun, striking the victim. After the shooting occured, the grey car fled the scene.

About four hours after the shooting, 18-year-old Tony Bush Jr. turned himself into the Lancaster County Jail, identifying himself as the shooter. Bush Jr. indicated that the handgun was disposed of in a bush nearby the scene, but it has not been found.

Bush Jr. was arrested for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000, or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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