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UPDATE: Suspect arrested, booked on 2nd-degree murder in January 2022 homicide

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Posted at 7:23 AM, Jan 24, 2022
and last updated 2023-04-09 16:24:58-04

UPDATE 4/9/2023

On Saturday, Kanesha Plater, 26, was arrested and booked for second-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony, according to an email from the Omaha Police Department.

OPD says that Plater is the suspect in the Jan. 22nd, 2022 death of Vincent Burns, 20, who was killed by gunfire. Two others were injured in the same incident.

Authorities are investigating an overnight shooting that killed one and injured two others, according to Omaha Police.

Officers working off-duty at Jet Sports Bar at 7440 North 30th Street requested more officers around 11:50 p.m. after an unknown suspect fired a gun.

Vincent Burns, 20, was struck by gunfire. Crews attempted CPR on Burns but he later died at Nebraska Medical Center.

Two others were injured and treated at hospitals.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

Tips leading to an arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.

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