LONG PINE – A rural Long Pine man has been charged in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Merna man.
The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call around 5 P-M Wednesday of a person with a gunshot wound near Highway 183 in rural Long Pine.
On arrival, the sheriff’s department found 18-year-old Logan Maring of Merna had suffered the gunshot wound.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
27-year-old Nathan Yankowski of rural Long Pine was arrested at the scene.
Authorities say Yankowski has been charged with second-degree assault and involuntary manslaughter relating to Maring’s death.
The Nebraska State Patrol assisted in the investigation.