Victims identified in Lincoln homicide

UNK student was shot and killed
Posted at 11:43 AM, Jun 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-27 21:00:45-04

Lincoln Police says the woman shot to death on Sunday has been identified.

The woman was identified as 20-year-old Marlene Rashidi.


Police officials say the second woman shot and injured is 23-year-old Dezarae Mann.

On early Sunday morning, Lincoln Police found the two women shot in two different cars near Portia and Adams Streets.

LPD found the man they believed fired the gun about several hours later.

Investigators say 22-year-old Germichael Kennedy ran from officers then confronted them, ignoring commands to put his gun down before police shot and killed him.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney has released this following statement on following rthe death of their student Marlene Rashidi:

“The UNK family is devastated at the news of the loss of Marlene, who was a visible student and leader, and member of the Loper track team. As Marlene shared last fall in the feature “My Loper Life,” being in college was an accomplishment and source of profound pride for her. Marlene Uziya Rashidi will be missed. Our hearts go out to her family and friends: We share your grief for Marlene. She will long be remembered.”