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UPDATE: Victims identified in Saturday double homicide; OPD looking for suspects

One or more suspects fled in a white sedan
Posted at 9:05 PM, Nov 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-28 12:44:11-05


According to Omaha Police Lt. Allen Straub, two men are dead and another victim was wounded and transported to the hospital in a shooting on Saturday night near 34th and Jackson Streets. Shots were reported around 7:36 p.m. Police officers located the victims in front of a residence. They were identified as 21-year-old William Harnage and 18-year-old Jang Puol.

According to a Sunday morning press release from OPD: the third victim, 21-year-old Trevel Caldwell, was located and then transported to the Nebraska Medical Center by OFD medics. Caldwell's injury is not thought to be life-threatening.

The suspect or suspects were in a white sedan and fled southbound. Able One, the OPD helicopter, is taking part in the search.

"We have three witnesses downtown being questioned at the moment. We're hoping to learn more from their statements, but right now the investigation is in early stages," said Straub.

3 News Now Reporter Isabella Basco was on the scene as police were beginning the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656, or anonymously contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.

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