Man sought in fatal northwest Omaha shootings turns himself in

Dec 8, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old girl and a woman and the wounding of three other women at a northwest Omaha apartment has turned himself in.

23-year-old Dontevous Loyd turned himself in to authorities Tuesday morning. He was wanted on a warrant that lists two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder and six weapons counts.

Police say the five people were shot around 11 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say 2-year-old Kenacia Amerson-Straughn and 22-year-old Destacia Straughn were pronounced dead at the scene. Eighteen-year-old Jamie Latner, 21-year-old Larrion Williams and 22-year-old Kachelle Roby were taken to Omaha hospitals for treatment.

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