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Northwest Omaha shooting leaves two dead

Posted at 4:08 PM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 22:12:27-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Victims have been identified by officials in a homicide and attempted suicide Tuesday evening.

Around 5p.m. on Tuesday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to 4602 N. 134th Ave in response to a shooting.

A press release from the sheriff's office says a male called 911 and stated a shooting had occurred, then hung up.

After deputies entered the residence, they found 28-year-old Ashley N. Stephens deceased with an apparent gunshot wound.

The firearm was discovered near Jonathan S. Hartley, 61, also with an apparent gunshot wound.

Hartley was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center with a life-threatening injury.

Stephens and Hartley were believed to be in a domestic relationship, according to the press release.

No one else was found inside the residence. The case is currently under investigation as a homicide and attempted suicide.

6:56p.m. update:

Authorities have confirmed that Jonathan S. Hartley has died from his injuries.