Early-morning on the Fourth of July a 20-year-old man was shot dead in Lincoln. Police say the killing happened when a small gathering of people “were playing around and a firearm was involved.”
Zachariah Serna, 18, was arrested for alleged manslaughter.
According to police the gathering took place at a residence in the 2700 block on South 40th Street.
Sunday morning, police responded to a call at 12:34 am and “found the male deceased with an apparent gunshot wound,” police stated. The man who was killed has not been identified by police. The 20-year-old was found dead inside a home.
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“Officers are in the process of interviewing witnesses, processing the scene and documenting evidence,” according to a news release by the Lincoln Police Department.