Omaha Police identify victim, seek suspect in Florence Tower fatal shooting

Omaha police are on a manhunt.
Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 11:27 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - One person was killed in a Friday morning shooting.

According to Omaha Police, one person has died from a shooting at Florence Tower, a housing complex operated by the Omaha Housing Authority.

Shalonna Houston, 26, was killed in the shooting.

Omaha Police are actively searching for a suspect. Police obtained an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Davon Brown in connection to the shooting. He is being sought for second-degree murder and the use of a weapon to commit a felony.

Omaha police are investigating the city's latest homicide.

Police were called to the shooting around 8:45 a.m. Friday. Officers found one person dead in an apartment.

Several pets were taken from the apartment by the Nebraska Humane Society, according to police. Residents of the tower were allowed to go back to their apartments as police continue their investigation.

Davon Brown, 20.
Davon Brown, 20.(PHOTO: Omaha Police Department)

According to Officer Chris Gordon with Omaha Police, there were several witnesses.

“We certainly have been reviewing video taken inside the tower, witnesses were transported for interviews at headquarters as well,” Officer Gordon said.

Anyone with information on the situation is urged to contact Omaha Crimestoppers. A reward is eligible for tips that lead to an arrest of a homicide suspect.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News for updates.

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