Police identified the woman as 26-year-old Brittany Eberhardt and the man was identified as 28-year-old Tabor McAndrews.
In a release, police said in addition to her three felony warrants, Eberhardt had a misdemeanor traffic warrant out of Douglas County and was also charged with possession of a controlled substance for methamphetamine contained inside a syringe discovered in her purse.
McAndrews had a felony warrant through Arkansas and he was booked for a misdemeanor traffic warrant out of Sarpy County, a felony narcotics warrant from Douglas County, and additional charges including possession of stolen property and flight to avoid arrest.
Police said Eberhardt was apprehended after a short foot chase and McAndrews was later discovered hiding in a flatbed of a truck near 13th and Grace Streets.
Police said the officers involved did not wear body cameras and neither police car had a video recorder in it. A nearby business did record the incident as it happened near 11th and Locust. The matter remains under investigation.
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - A firearm was discharged by law enforcement during the apprehension of a wanted felon on Monday afternoon, Omaha police announced in a release.
Authorities tried to make contact with a woman who was wanted on felony warrants near 11th and Locust streets just after 4 p.m.
Police said the woman, who was riding in a truck with a man, fled the scene in the vehicle. During that encounter, a firearm was discharged by law enforcement.
The truck eventually became disabled near 12th and Cuming streets and both the man and woman left on foot.
After a pursuit, the woman was arrested and the man was caught later on not far from the area.
Nobody was injured during the ordeal. The investigation is ongoing.
Neither the man or woman has been identified.
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