23rd, Vinton homicide victim identified as 19-year-old - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 12:00 am / Updated at 4:23 pm
23rd, Vinton homicide victim identified as 19-year-old

A man was found dead Friday night in a vehicle parked near an apartment building in South Omaha.

The man was identified Saturday afternoon as Julius B. Vaughn, 19.

Firefighters were called about 9:45 p.m. to evaluate Vaughn, who was shot dead near 23rd and Vinton Streets, police said.

Homicide detectives were investigating the killing.

“There's zero suspect information at this time,” said the spokesman, Officer James Shade.

People who thought they might know the man arrived outside the apartment to ask officers questions. Some wept.

Shade asked anyone with information on the killing to call police at 402-444-5652. Anonymous information can be offered to Crime Stoppers at 402-444-7867 or via omahacrimestoppers.net; by sending the information and the acronym OPD in a text message to 274637; or by using the mobile application Tip Submit.

Contact the writer: Emerson Clarridge

emerson.clarridge@owh.com    |   402-444-3106    |  

Emerson Clarridge covers crime at night and in the early morning.

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