LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Colonel John Bolduc with Nebraska State Patrol and Lancaster County Sheriff, Terry Wagner provided an update around 4:55 p.m. regarding the shooting on G Street today.
The Lancaster County Drug Task Force was investigating a case following a Crime Stoppers tip with the help of Nebraska State Patrol, leading them to pull over a suspect.
When the Nebraska State Trooper pulled the suspect over a handgun was noticed in the car, it is believed that there was a struggle over a gun.
As of now, the only known discharge was from State Patrol Officer and only one round was fired. The officer will be placed on administrative leave and an investigation will be conducted by the Sheriff’s office.
The suspect that was shot is currently in the hospital undergoing medical treatment and his condition is currently unknown.
According to the Associated Press, the suspect is 27-year-old German Pedrazo. Authorities say he attempted to pull out a gun when they made contact with him and the 21-year-old woman in the car. A Nebraska State Patrol investigator fired one round from his duty weapon, striking Pedrazo in the neck. He is in critical condition after undergoing surgery.
An incident has occurred in the area of 19th and G Sts. Expect a large police presence and please avoid the area.— Lincoln Police (@Lincoln_Police) November 24, 2021