UPDATE: One person has been arrest in relation to the shooting that occurred on N. 41st St. Benjamin Reynolds,21, has been charged with 2nd Degree Felony Assault, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, and Possession of a Weapon by a Prohibited Person. The suspect was additionally booked for Robbery and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony on an unrelated robbery case.
Omaha Police are investigating two shootings that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning.
N. 40th and Miami St.
The first incident occurred around 12:42 am, when officers responded to the area of N 40th St and Miami St for a Shotspotter activation of multiple rounds.
Upon arrival Officers found evidence of a shooting with multiple vehicles and a residence struck by gunfire. A short time later 2 victims arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with gunshot injuries.
Raven Lofton, 26, said she was in the area of N 40th St. and Miami St. with a large group of people when she heard shots and realized she had been hit by gunfire. T'Sean Collier, 20, said that he was in the area of 40th St. and Miami St. with some friends when he heard shots and realized he had been hit by gunfire. Both victims' injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening.
3527 N 60th St
The second incident occurred around 1:18 am, when officers responded to 3527 N 60th St. for a shooting. They located a 15-year-old male who had been struck by gunfire.
The victim was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center where it was determined his injuries were non-life-threatening. The victim said he was standing near the street talking to family sitting in a vehicle, when he heard shots and realized he had been hit by gunfire. Possible suspect vehicle was a dark SUV.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org [email.mg.dotcomm.org] or on the P3 Tips mobile app.