The victim has been identified as 39 year old Aristeo Pena-Robles of Omaha.
The suspect, 34 year old Shawn Stewart was booked for 2nd degree murder, use of a gun to commit a felony, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.
Gunfire early this morning in a southeast Omaha neighborhood ends with one man dead. Omaha Police Officer Greg O’Neill says officers were first responding to a shots fired call.
Officer O’Neill says, “Officers responded to a radio call to the 21st and Martha Street area at 3:17 a.m. Tuesday to investigate a report of a shooting. When officers arrived they located a male victim on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound.”
The victim was taken to Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy Hospital with CPR in progress. He later died at the hospital.
One suspect has been taken into custody. Several other people were taken to Omaha Police Headquarters for questioning. Police continue to talk to witnesses who say the shooting stemmed from a disturbance between a group of people.
The names of the victim or suspect have not yet been released.