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Three people arrested in Lincoln homicide investigation

Published: May. 19, 2022 at 7:36 AM CDT|Updated: May. 19, 2022 at 4:27 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police arrested three people they suspect were involved in a homicide at 28th and F Streets Thursday morning.

Officers were initially dispatched to a report of two men fighting around 6:30 a.m. LPD said officers located a 57-year-old man who was unresponsive. Responding officers attempted life-saving measures and the victim was transported to a local hospital where he died. The victim’s identity has not been released.

According to a release by LPD, a Lancaster County Deputy observed the suspects getting into two different vehicles at the U-Suds Laundromat on South 27th Street between Randolph and Capitol Parkway. Traffic stops on both vehicles were conducted and five people were contacted.

32-year-old Derrick Pearson and 31-year-old Briana Jelinek were arrested for Manslaughter and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony. Twenty-five-year-old Micah Berggren was arrested for Second Degree Assault and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.

This is Lincoln’s first homicide of the year.

This investigation is ongoing, and police encourage anyone with information to call 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

More details will be released during a press briefing Friday at 9 a.m. You can watch it live here on 1011now.com.

Derrick Pearson and Briana Jelinek were arrested for Manslaughter and Use of a Weapon to Commit...
Derrick Pearson and Briana Jelinek were arrested for Manslaughter and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony. Micah Berggren was arrested for Second Degree Assault and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.(Lincoln Police)
The intersection of 28th and F Street was blocked off with yellow tape by Lincoln Police...
The intersection of 28th and F Street was blocked off with yellow tape by Lincoln Police officers.(KOLN)

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