A body was found north of Lincoln in the middle of a rural road early Sunday morning by a newspaper carrier was making his rounds.
The fatally shot man has been identified as 25-year-old Tyler Schoenrock, of Lincoln.
Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says Schoenrock suffered several gunshot wounds and that shell casings were found at the scene.
His body was found around 4:45 a.m. Sunday and an autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.
No arrests have yet been reported.