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UPDATE: Suspect wanted in connection to Blair fatal shooting turns himself into Metro Fugitive Task Force

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Posted at 11:50 AM, May 12, 2023

UPDATE: 5/15/2023 4:38

According to a news release from the Blair Police Department a 23-year-old suspect wanted in connection to a fatal shooting turned himself into the Metro Fugitive Task Force on Monday afternoon in Omaha.

On Friday, a woman in Blair was found with gunshot wounds to her legs and a man was dead at the scene. An arrest warrant was then issued for Elijah Logan of Council Bluffs on charges of first-degree assault and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony in connection to the shootings.

According to the release: "The Washington County attorney’s office will review and amend the charges as needed. We anticipate the change of homicide added."

Blair Police say several agencies were involved in pursuing the suspect including U.S. Marshal Service, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Omaha Police Department, Council Bluffs Police Department, and Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.

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Blair Police are looking for a suspect, Elijah E. Logan, 23, of Council Bluffs, in connection to a fatal shooting at 6:30 a.m. Friday in Blair.

A female victim was found by authorities with gunshot wounds to her legs and taken to the hospital. A male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Blair Police Department, Douglas County Crime Lab and Blair police officers "continue to investigate the scene for witnesses and video footage that may be of investigative assistance. Any resident in the nearby area with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to notify the police department. The investigation is ongoing."

Logan is described by law enforcement as 5' 9'' tall and 175 pounds. He was seen leaving the area in a 1988 Green Jeep Cherokee with Iowa plates: NAM 032.

Metro law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Marshals are assisting in efforts to find Logan.

From the press release: "Blair Police ask that anyone who has additional information please call 402-426-4747 or if they see Elijah E Logan or the vehicle call 911. Future updates may be provided as they become available."

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