OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 7/14/22 UPDATE:
Over nine months after the shooting, Omaha Police arrested 21-year-old Izayah Mapp for first degree murder, second degree felony assault and two county of using a weapon to commit a felony.
Court records show during the investigation into the murder, law enforcement found evidence of armed robbery and kidnapping in an unrelated incident and Mapp is already charged with three felonies related to that incident.
According to Omaha Police, the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force located 19-year-old J'Maun Haynie and took him into custody Thursday morning.
9/29/21 ORIGINAL STORY:
According to a release from the Omaha Police Department (OPD), the department is searching for a man it has linked to a homicide that occurred on the night of Sunday, Sept. 12.
OPD says the suspect, 19-year-old J'Maun Haynie, is wanted for alleged first-degree murder, second-degree assault and two counts of using a weapon in a homicide and felony assault that occurred at 9901 Nicholas Street.
The department said, “On Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 11:03 p.m., Omaha Police responded to the parking lot at 9901 Nicholas Street to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived they located an adult male and adult female victim. The female victim, 18-year-old Haley Grim was transported by medics to CUMC - Bergan Mercy Hospital in critical condition, with non-life-threatening injuries. The male victim, 18-year-old Franco Vasquez, was declared deceased at the scene.”
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.