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OPD arrests suspect connected to early Friday homicide

Posted at 8:28 AM, Jul 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-16 13:45:16-04


Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection to a Friday morning homicide.

The suspect, 23-year-old Julian Lopez, was arrested in connection to the homicide without incident and has been booked at Douglas County Corrections for second-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

Earlier story:

One man is dead following a homicide overnight Friday, according to Omaha Police.

Officers responded to 3331 N. 106th Plz around 12:30 a.m. for a possible shooting.

During the investigation, 40-year-old Jose Valenzuela was found dead.

The homicide unit is investigating. Anyone with information should contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

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