Omaha man hit by gunfire early Sunday morning

Posted at 2:32 PM, Feb 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-19 15:32:35-05

A man was hospitalized after being hit by gunfire after a disturbance at the 2300 block of North 24th Street early Sunday morning. 

Officers arrived to the scene around 1:30 a.m. to find 36-year-old Julius Shields with a gunshot wound. Shields told law enforcement that two other people were involved in a disturbance and one person fired off a gun. 

Shields was taken to CHI Creighton University Medical Center. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Omaha Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP.