Update: Teen Critically Wounded

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The flashing lights of police cars are not what Shealee brown, 17, remembers from Friday night.

What she does remember, "I hear I am shot I am hit, I'm hit," said Brown.

Her boyfriend, Salvador Partida, 18, was shot standing outside a home near 39th street and Ames Avenue.

"He had blood all the way down his back, and he was holding his chest with blood just dripping all the way down," said Brown.

Partida declined to go on camera, but over a Facebook conversation he said he was standing outside with friends when someone started shooting.

Brown said she was standing on the porch. "All of a sudden you just hear a couple shots go off, bop, bop. And then it started going faster and faster," said Brown.

Partida said at least six shots were fired, but only one hit him.

Brown said the bullet went through Partida's arm, then into his chest here, hit a rib and then came out through the top of his chest.

"I thought I was going to lose him," said Brown.

Both Brown and Partida want the same thing. "I just want the people, who ever did it, to be thrown in jail," said Brown.

Partida added on Facebook, "I don't want my parents go in to my early funeral because that happens around here."



Posted August 9th, 2014

A teenager hospitalized in critical condition is expected to recover after being shot in Omaha Friday night.

Police investigating a report of gunshots found 18-year-old Salvador Partida near North 39th Street and Ames Avenue just after 9:30 p.m. suffering from two chest wounds. He was taken to the Alegent Creighton University Medical Center for treatment.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP. You may remain anonymous and be eligible for a $10,000 reward.


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