15-year-old suspect in Seacrest Field shooting identified, charged as an adult
A gunshot went through the vehicle's windshield, hitting a Lincoln teen in the face
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The 15-year-old suspect in Wednesday night’s shooting at Seacrest Park will be charged as an adult, according to court documents.
Court documents show that Leshawn Rogers II will be charged with three felony counts.
Rogers was wearing a ski mask when he shot into a car hitting the 17-year-old victim in the face, police said in the filed case information.
The two groups set up a fight at Seacrest Park after an initial argument over Snapchat.
The victim and his friends explained to police that one of their younger brothers had been “ripped off” of a vape cartridge by Rogers’ cohort, police say.
During the argument, Rogers exited the group’s vehicle holding a silver and black handgun, police say.
The victim and his friends then retreated into their vehicle.
A gunshot went through the vehicle’s windshield, hitting the victim in the face and leaving a 6-inch graze.
While executing the search warrant, police found the ski mask and backpack that witnesses described to be in his possession at the time of the shooting, police say.
Police have not yet found the gun.
Rogers’ charges include discharge of a firearm near a vehicle, second-degree assault and use of a firearm to commit a felony.