Man arrested in connection to Sunday morning Omaha homicide

Police are investigating two homicides
Shane Holbert
Shane Holbert(WOWT)
Published: Sep. 27, 2020 at 8:25 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2020 at 2:22 PM CDT
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UPDATE: 21-year old Shane Holbert was located and arrested for his alleged connection to the shooting death of Playontae Wilson.

Holbert was booked into Douglas County Corrections for the charges of 1st Degree Murder, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, Possession of a Weapon by a Prohibited Person, Theft by Unlawful Taking >$1500, Possession of a Stolen Firearm.


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police are investigating two homicides Sunday morning.

The first happened near 61st and Arbor Streets around 1:21 a.m.

One person was found dead at the scene and was identified as Playontae Wilson, age 20.

Details on a possible suspect have not been released.

Officers are still investigating what led to the shooting.

Just a few hours later around 3 a.m. police responded to a shooting near 49th and Pinkney Streets.

When police arrived they found a man deceased in front of a residence. He was later identified as Terrell Taylor, 27.

An investigation into this shooting is also under investigation.

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