18-year-old accidentally shoots himself, dies near 36th, Grand

Posted at 3:12 PM, Jul 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-13 20:48:11-04

Omaha Police officials are investigating fatal accidental shooting involving 18-year-old male near Grand and 36th St.

Officials said they  arrived in the 4700 block of N. 36th Avenue where they located a deceased party who had been shot.

Investigators say an 18-year-old was  playing with a gun -when it went off, hitting him in the face.

Omaha Police Homicide Detectives are investigating the scene and it is ongoing. 

The victim was identified as 18-year-old  Derrick Vaughn.