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Omaha man arrested in connection with fatal shooting

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By: Channel 8 Newsroom


Omaha police have arrested a suspect in Friday's fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man.

Police said Saturday that 23-year-old Laron Jones had been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and weapons charges in the case.

The shooting at a house in northeast Omaha was reported around 2:50 a.m. Friday. Officers found Brandon Samuels there with gunshot wounds.

Samuels was taken to Creighton University Medical Center where he later died. He is from Omaha.

Police interviewed several witnesses, and later arrested Jones.


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