Skip to main contentSkip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit

Two Omaha teens arrested in connection with 2021 slaying of 37-year-old man

  • Updated
  • 0

Two Omaha teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting last year at 39th Street and Ames Avenue.

Mariano Flores and Quan White, both 16, were arrested in connection with the June 16, 2021, shooting death of 37-year-old Timothy Washington III. They were booked into the Douglas County Youth Center.

Flores and White also were arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault, shooting at an occupied dwelling or vehicle and three counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony.

Nowa Kawunda, 15, previously was charged with first-degree murder in Washington’s slaying. Kawunda has filed a motion to have his case transferred to juvenile court.

Brenda Beadle, the chief deputy in the Douglas County Attorney’s Office, said last month that Kawunda also is accused of shooting a man who was sitting in a parked vehicle near 28th and Spencer Streets on the same night. Kawunda, who is being held on $1 million bail, also has been charged with first-degree assault, two counts of robbery, two counts of shooting at an occupied dwelling or vehicle and five counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony.

Washington’s older sister, Rayonta Washington, said Washington had three children.

kevin.cole@owh.com, 402-444-1272

0 Comments

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

all

Breaking News

Huskers Breaking News

News Alert