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17-year-old dead in shooting at Omaha Motel 6

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Posted at 10:55 PM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 17:13:10-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Update 9/18/20

The Omaha Police Department says Beaverson's manslaughter charge has been changed to second-degree murder.

In relation to the case, 18-year old Trinity Hendrickson has been booked into Douglas County Corrections for tampering with evidence.

Previous story 9/4/20

Omaha Police responded to a shooting at the Motel 6 near 84th and Grover in Omaha Friday night.

When authorities arrived after 9 p.m., they found a 17-year-old male deceased in the hotel room.

Officers and homicide detectives identified the sole suspect, 20-year-old Mason Beaverson, and arrested him without incident.

Beaverson was booked into Douglas County Corrections for Manslaughter, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.