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Man wanted in connection with murder of Bellevue East student turns himself in

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Posted at 10:32 PM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-17 13:58:55-04

BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATE 10/17/20

According to Bellevue Police, 21-year-old Rashaun J. Faison turned himself in at the Sarpy County Jail late Friday evening for a warrant regarding the shooting death of 17-year-old Kalani Zalopany.

Faison's charges include First Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, and Robbery.

UPDATE 10/14/20

Bellevue Police say a third suspect is wanted in connected to Monday's shooting death of 17-year-old Kalani Zalopany.

Police say a warrant has been issued for 21-year-old Rashaun Faison of Council Bluffs. Charges include first degree murder, conspiracy to commit a felony and robbery.

Faison is 6-foot-2 and weighs around 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

If you should see Faison, call 911 immediately. Police say he should be considered dangerous.

Davion Snider, 18, and a 16-year-old male were already arrested in connection to the incident.

Zalopany was a student at Bellevue East High School.

UPDATE 10/13/20

The Bellevue Police Department says two suspects were taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of 17-year-old Kalani Zalopany.

18-year-old Davion Snider and a 16-year-old male were arrested and charged with:

  • First-degree murder
  • Conspiracy to commit a felony
  • Robbery

Snider was booked at the Sarpy County Jail.

The 16-year-old male was booked into the Douglas County Youth Center.

Zalopany was a student at Bellevue East High School.

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BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) - Bellevue Police are investigating after a 17-year-old was the victim of a homicide on Monday.

Police say they responded to a rescue call at a home in the 1000 block of West 31st Avenue just after noon Monday and found a 17-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound.

The teen was pronounced dead on the scene.

Bellevue Public Schools put four elementary schools in the area on lockout for roughly two hours Monday afternoon at police request.

The victim has not been identified.

Anyone with information on the incident can call police at 402-293-3100.

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