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Omaha police arrest two suspects in connection to homicide of 14-year-old girl

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Posted at 9:41 AM, Dec 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-30 12:29:55-05

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — UPDATE - 12/30/21: Omaha Police have made two arrests in last week's shooting that killed a 14-year-old.

Officers booked two 16-year-olds into the Douglas County Youth Center for their roles in the shooting near 37th and P.

Police were originally called to the fire station near 25th and l where they found Isabella Santiago.

Investigators say someone drove her there after the shooting.

She later died at the hospital.

ORIGINAL STORY - 12/22/21:

Police say a 14-year-old girl was shot to death in Omaha.

Isabella Santiago was shot at 37th and P streets on Wednesday night and then driven to a fire station.

Medics rushed Santiago to Nebraska Medical Center, where police say she was pronounced dead. Police say an investigation of the killing is continuing. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips leading to an arrest in a homicide are eligible for a $25,000 reward.