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One dead after shooting near 35th & Hamilton

Posted at 9:09 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 14:15:41-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police say one person is dead after a shooting near 35th & Hamilton Wednesday evening.

Officers arrived at the scene around 7:15 p.m. where they found a 15 year old male, Sylas Lieb, dead inside a home. He had been shot in the chest.

KMTV's media partners at the Omaha World-Herald report that Lieb was a 10th grader at Omaha Central High. The school was expected to have grief counselors available for students on Thursday.

A 14 year-old boy has been booked at the Douglas County Youth Center on a charge of manslaughter.

Police ask that anyone with more information on this shooting contact Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

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