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Four shootings, two cuttings reported Sunday by Omaha Police

Posted at 2:07 PM, Jul 19, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Fifteen people were injured in various cutting and shooting incidents in Omaha early Sunday, according to police.

One shooting near 29th and T St left a 15-year-old with life-threatening injuries and seven others from 16 to 33-years-old with non-life-threatening injuries.

Omaha Police responded to the area at 5:15 a.m. to investigate. It was determined that approximately 100 people were outside when occupants of a gray minivan shot at the crowd.

Various vehicles were damaged by gunfire.

Some victims were transported to the Nebraska Medical Center by a private vehicle while others were taken by medics.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

Police spoke to two shooting victims involved in a separate incident around 5:15 a.m. at the Nebraska Medical Center who said they were driving near 42nd and Sorenson when they were shot by an unknown suspect.

Thirty-seven-year-old Toccara Figures and 34-year-old De'Shawn Brannon sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Additionally, police responded to Immanuel Hospital at 3:06 a.m. to investigate a walk-in shooting victim.

Officers spoke with 31-year-old Oliver Jones who said he was outside in the 5300 block of N 62nd St when he thought he heard fireworks.

Jones realized he was shot and got a ride to the hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities continue to investigate the incident.

Another shooting took place around 1:15 a.m. in the 2900 block of N 58th St.

Officers located three vehicles that were involved in separate collisions.

Police say the vehicles were damaged by gunfire and abandoned. Shortly after, victims began arriving at Nebraska Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Victims Felipe De Jesus Perez, 23, and Dante Vassar, 21, later arrived at Nebraska Medical Center with injuries. Police continue to investigate.

Two separate cutting incidents were also reported by Omaha Police.

The first, which took place at 12:52 a.m. Sunday, involved 21-year-old Juan Carlos who told officers he was stabbed by a Hispanic man near 48th and Hamilton.

Carlos was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with non-life-threatening and the incident is under investigation.

The second cutting incident took place near 19th and Pinkney St involving a home invasion around 1:10 a.m.

Officers arrived and located a scene, but no victim.

Later, the victim arrived at the Nebraska Medical Center with a minor injury.

According to police, 21-year-old Courtney Phipps cut her brother, 19-year-old Morgan Claudy, during an argument.

Phipps was booked for 2nd-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.