Suspect in Custody After Homicide Saturday Night

Posted at 1:15 PM, May 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-14 14:15:35-04

A suspect is in custody and another man has died after last night’s shooting near 36th and H Streets in Omaha. 

Police have identified the victim as 21-year-old Oziel Vazquez-Serrano. 

OPD arrived on scene around 6:30pm last night and saw Vazquez-Serrano lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest.  He was taken to Nebraska Medicine where he was pronounced dead.

Police located and booked the suspect, 21-year-old Benjamin Guevara, into Douglas County Corrections for 1-st degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony.


The OPD Homicide Unit is still investigating.  If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.