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OPD now investigating Thursday shooting as a homicide

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 12:31:16-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATE 11/6/2020

The Omaha Police Department says a 15-year-old female suspect has been arrested for accessory to first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Nomi Herrera.

The suspect has been booked into the Douglas County Youth Center.

PREVIOUS STORY 10/31/2020

On Saturday, the Omaha Police Department (OPD) said it is now investigating a Thursday shooting as a homicide following the victim's death.

On Thursday, OPD responded to a report of a personal injury accident at 33rd and Weber Streets where they found a vehicle off the roadway.

The driver, 19-year-old Nomi Herrera, was found in the driver's seat suffering an apparent gunshot wound.

Herrera was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries and died on Friday.

The OPD Homicide Unit is now investigating the incident.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867) www.omahacrimestoppers.org or at www.p3tips.com.

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