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Weekend shooting leads to arrest in 2015 homicide

Posted at 11:07 AM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 12:08:45-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV)  — A Jan. 26 shooting near 36th and Lake lead to the arrest of an 18-year-old man in connection to a 2015 homicide case.

Shadow Harlon was taken to Creighton University Medical Center early Saturday morning and treated for non life-threatening injuries. On Monday, he was booked and charged in a warrant with first-degree murder in the August 2015 death of 23-year-old DePrecia Neelon. The warrant was issued on Jan. 17, 2019.

Preston Pope, 28, was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences for the deaths of Neelon as well as Garion Johnson and 29-year-old Marcus Short is currently on trial in the deaths of Neelon and Johnson.