Omaha Murder Investigators transfer quick in lethal motel shootouts

Omaha Police make an arrest and reveal the victim’s name as they continue investigating a fatal shooting Friday night at Motel 6 near 84th and I-80 in the Westgate area.

Investigators say the victim is 17-year-old Evan Latto.

Police say 20-year-old Mason Beaverson is with Douglas County Corrections, arrested for manslaughter, using a gun to commit a crime, possessing a stolen firearm, and possessing a controlled substance.

The victim was found in a motel room.

The police made the arrest not long after they arrived around 9:30 pm

Adjacent rooms were evacuated during the investigation.

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