LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln Police have arrested a 34-year-old for first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a 32-year-old man early Sunday morning.
Marcus Winston, 34, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder for the shooting of Timothy Montgomery, according to court records. Lincoln Police say he was the shooter.
Nathaniel Love, 25, was also arrested for Accessory To 1st Degree Murder.
Both turned themselves into the Lincoln Police Department on Wednesday.
While Montgomery is Timothy's legal last name, his family tells 10/11 NOW he goes by Timothy Wallace.
Winston is being charged with first-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony, court records show.
According to LPD, the three men knew each other. Police say Love was also shot in the leg during the incident. A call to 911 to get him help allowed police to connect him to the crime.
The shooting happened on O Street, between 13th and 14th Streets, around 1:30 a.m.
Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said that at the time of the incident, multiple officers were already in the area completing an unrelated investigation and interacting with people out and about at the time. Officers heard shots and then located Wallace.
Paramedics were called to the scene, and the victim was transported to the hospital, with CPR in progress. He later died from his injuries.
During a press conference, Bliemeister said an autopsy revealed Wallace died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Police have obtained surveillance video of nearby businesses to assist in the investigation.
A firearm recovered by Lincoln Police while canvassing the area is being tested to determine if it was the murder weapon.
Bliemeister urged anyone who may have information on what led to the shooting to call Lincoln Police or Lincoln Crime Stoppers.
Winston appeared in court on Thursday, and a Lancaster County judge did not allow the opportunity for bail.
Winston's next appearance will be on April 16.