Lincoln Police make arrest in Friday morning homicide
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting Friday morning.
Around 9:43 a.m. on Saturday, officers arrested 23-year-old Karsen Rezac, who was taken into custody near 28th Street and Tierra Drive.
Rezac was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony.
On Friday, police were sent to an area near 20th and Washington Streets on report of a disturbance.
When officers arrived, they found a crashed Jeep and 38-year-old Kupo Mleya, who was suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.
Mleya was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators arrested Rezac 34 hours after the initial response, according to police.
An investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.