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Police identify vehicle possibly involved in weekend shooting

Posted at 4:51 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 17:51:02-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police have identified a vehicle potentially involved in a weekend shooting that left two 17-year-olds with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation for multiple gunshots near 3502 N. 44th Ave. around 10:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police located two 17-year-old victims who said they were walking in the area when occupants of an SUV shot at them.

Medics transported the victims to Nebraska Medical Center.

The vehicle is described as a red or maroon vehicle, possibly a crossover SUV with out of state plates. Witnesses say the plates could be from Illinois.

Police are asking the public's help in finding the vehicle.

Anyone with information on the location of the vehicle is asked to call 9-11 or the Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

Tips leading to an arrest in a shooting are eligible for a $10,000 reward.