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UPDATE: Omaha Police arrest suspect involved in Saturday evening shooting

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Posted at 10:12 AM, Jun 18, 2023

UPDATE: 6/21/2023

Omaha Police have made an arrest in connection to a shooting that occurred near North 90th Street and Blair High Road Saturday evening.

Here's what we know from police:

Austin Petersen, 22, has been booked into Douglas County Corrections for manslaughter and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

UPDATE:

When 3 News Now asked OPD for an update about the third victim police revealed four people were shot in the shooting that occurred near North 90th Street and Blair High Road Saturday evening.

Here's what we learned:

Omaha Police Public Information Officer Chris Gordon said there were a total of four persons shot; the homicide victim, the suspect who has not been released from the hospital, and two additional victims.

He said any involved parties who were caught in crossfire have been treated and released.

Since this is an ongoing investigation, the names of the peripheral victims are not being released at this time, said Gordon.

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The Omaha Police have identified a homicide victim and a suspect in a shooting that occurred near North 90th Street and Blair High Road Saturday evening.

Here's what we know from police:

According to OPD, the homicide victim has been identified as Tristan Vincent, 21.

The suspect identified as Austin Petersen, 22, will be booked for manslaughter and use of a weapon to commit a felony after he is medically cleared, said OPD.

Three people were sent to local hospitals Saturday evening, shortly after 8 p.m, said police.

Authorities said officers were called to the area of North 90th Street and Blair High Road for a shooting that occurred after an alleged physical altercation in the parking lot where a crowd was gathered.

Three people were shot during this altercation and they were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

3 News Now will update once more information becomes available.

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