Northwest Omaha homicide update: Man who shot girlfriend, self, has died

Published: Feb. 27, 2019 at 2:53 PM CST
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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday night that the man suspected of shooting his girlfriend and himself has died as a result of his gunshot injury.

Earlier Wednesday, DCSO identified those involved in


Ashley N. Stephens, 28, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in a home near 134th and Meridith avenues just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Deputies also found Jonathon S. Hartley, 61, the homeowner, in the residence with an apparent gunshot wound.

A firearm was found near Hartley, the release states.

He was transported Tuesday to Nebraska Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Stephens and Hartley were believed to be in a domestic relationship, the release states. No one else was found inside the home Tuesday.

The case is being investigated as a homicide and attempted suicide.

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