Man arrested in reference to the Omaha homicide on Sunday morning

UPDATE: Shane Holbert, 21, was tracked down and arrested for his alleged connection to the death of Playontae Wilson.

Holbert has been booked in Douglas County Corrections for 1st degree murder, use of a gun to commit a crime, possession of a gun by a prohibited person, theft by illegal ingestion of> $ 1500, possession of a stolen firearm.


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha police are investigating two murders Sunday morning.

The first occurred near 61st and Arbor Streets at around 1:21 am

One person was found dead on the scene and identified as Playontae Wilson at the age of 20.

Details of a possible suspect have not been released.

Officials are still investigating what led to the shootings.

Just hours later, at around 3 a.m., police responded to a shooting near 49th and Pinkney Streets.

When the police arrived, they found a deceased man in front of an apartment. He was later identified as Terrell Taylor, 27.

An investigation into this shootout is also being investigated.

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