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One dead after Benson shooting

Posted at 4:31 AM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 12:34:48-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — One person is dead after a shooting just before midnight in Benson.

Officers were called to The Waiting Room Lounge and found a man dead on the lawn of a pregnancy clinic near the lounge. Authorities say he died right before midnight. They believe he was shot in front of The Waiting Room and are unsure how he ended up on the lawn.

The identity of the deceased male has not been discovered, and there are no suspects at this time.

62nd and Maple is currently blocked off due to the investigation, so if your route takes you that way, you are advised to find an alternate route.

This is an ongoing investigation and 3 News Now reporter Karine Hafuta is on scene and will bring us updates throughout the morning on 3 News Now.

We will also bring you more information online as it becomes available.

Crimestoppers is offering a $25,000 reward for tips leading to any potential suspects.