Published: Thu, December 28, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

TV Station Says Omaha Homicide Suspect Arrested in Tennessee

TV Station Says Omaha Homicide Suspect Arrested in Tennessee

The three were found dead inside the couple's home in Omaha Tuesday night and police then obtained a warrant for John Dalton, Jr.'s arrest on first-degree murder charges, the report said.

Officers were called to a home in the 3900 block of N. 37th Street shortly before 8 investigate a shooting Tuesday. They said the suspect is 46-year-old John Dalton, Jr.

Police identified the victims as 70-year-old John W. Dalton and 65-year-old Jean Dalton, who were the parents of the suspect, and 18-year-old Leonna Dalton-Phillip, who was the man's niece.

John W. Dalton seen in this undated booking photo.

A 3 News Now photographer at the scene recorded a juvenile girl yelling at police at the scene, telling them her father shot her grandparents before leaving the area.

Authorities are seeking 46-year-old John Dalton a person of interest. Prison records say he was paroled in 2010.

Police say Dalton should be considered armed and unsafe.

Police believe Dalton may be driving a black 2015 GMC Terrain or a red 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe, and warn that he is risky. Anyone with information about Dalton or the killings were asked to call 911.

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