WATCH: Lincoln man dies from gunshot wound, LPD launches homicide investigation

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Officers with the Lincoln Police Department (LPD) will be holding a press conference concerning an active homicide investigation.

Officials say this investigation does not concern Carly Schaaf.


The victim who has suffered a gunshot wound to the face passed away on June 15. LPD says this is being investigated as a homicide.

He has been identified as 31-year-old Deontae Abron.

BACKGROUND: UPDATE: Shooting victim suffering life-threatening injuries

It all began on Saturday, June 12, when LPD responded to a report of gunshots around 4 am near I-80 and Adams Street.

Initially, officials say the shots were fired during a party of about 100 people after a fight broke out. Currently, they are referencing it as a “large gathering”

Deontae sustained facial injuries from a gunshot wound and was taken to a Lincoln hospital with life-threatening injuries. He would later be transported to an Omaha hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officers report finding multiple shell casings in the area.

The investigation into the shooting is still ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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