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UPDATE: Man dies following officer-involved shooting on Friday afternoon in Fremont, Nebraska

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Posted at 7:41 PM, May 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-15 17:25:30-04

UPDATED 5/15/2021 4:25 PM

The Nebraska State Patrol identified the man who died in Friday's officer-involved shooting as 33-year-old Aaron Schneider of Fremont.

The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATED 5/14/2021 9:00 PM

The Nebraska State Patrol confirmed on Friday evening that a man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Fremont on Friday. He was 33-years-old and the state patrol is waiting to release his name until next of kin have been notified.

According to a news release, on Friday afternoon Fremont officers were dispatched to a residence on South Clarmar Avenue where authorities said a man was threatening to harm himself with a weapon.

After officers arrived, they say that the man exited the residence brandishing a firearm.

The Fremont Police Department says that the suspect fired at least one shot from a firearm and officers responded by discharging their weapons, striking the man.

The release, which was issued by Lt. Ed Watts, says that officers provided medical aid until Fremont rescue personnel arrived. The man was transported to Fremont Methodist Health where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing and there will be a continued police presence in the area of the incident.

As per state law, the Nebraska State Patrol is leading an investigation of the officer-involved shooting.

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