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Manhunt underway in North Omaha neighborhood

Posted at 12:04 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 08:26:35-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Omaha Police Department is currently searching for a suspect near 57th and Fowler Streets. Yesterday, fugitive suspect Jamie Kennedy was chased to a north Omaha neighborhood where he abandoned a vehicle. Kennedy was not located.

UPDATE - Police were unable to locate the suspect and callled off the search just before 2 p.m.

UPDATE - 3 News Now Reporter Sydney Gray tells us that law enforcement are in the area with what appears to be guns drawn.

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Multiple police, K9 units and a police helicopter are canvassing the area.

This is a developing story...we will provide more information as it becomes available.

OPD has confirmed to us some schools in the area are on lockout due to the situation.

An OPD representative says the pursuit began at 42nd and Himebaugh.