Police arrest suspect after fatal shooting in Beatrice

Police arrest suspect after fatal shooting in Beatrice

Police arrest suspect after fatal shooting in Beatrice

A Beatrice man is in custody after a fatal shooting outside the suspect’s home. Police say Alex Rader, of Beatrice, died after being shot late Wednesday. Police Chief Bruce Lang says the suspect, 25-year-old Brandon Long, told officers he heard a disturbance outside his home. He said he went outside, saw a man standing next to his house, and shot him. Lang says the men knew each other and the shooting does not appear to be related to attempted burglary or self-defense. KWBE reports Long was booked into the Gage County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, and two weapons charges.

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A Beatrice man is in custody after a fatal shooting outside the suspect’s home. Police say Alex Rader, of Beatrice, died after being shot late Wednesday.

Police Chief Bruce Lang says the suspect, 25-year-old Brandon Long, told officers he heard a disturbance outside his home.

He said he went outside, saw a man standing next to his house, and shot him. Lang says the men knew each other and the shooting does not appear to be related to attempted burglary or self-defense.

KWBE reports Long was booked into the Gage County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, and two weapons charges.

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