The one man who survived last night's shooting spree had just gone to the ATM. Twenty-one-year-old Charles Denton was shot in the arm in the heart of Dundee's business community. Business owners are taking steps to protect everyone.

The Creme Brulee at Marks Bistro is flawless and very popular.
The restaurant's location is well known and in the eyes of business owners like Molly Romero, perfect.

"It's the kind of neighborhood that I think we all yearn for," Romero said.

Dundee is experiencing something no neighborhood wants, crime. The latest shooting, isn't the only crime where police have no suspects.

In March, 11-year-old Thomas Hunter and his family's housekeeper were stabbed to death. Police released a sketch of a person of interest. He was never identified.

Police also need information to lead them to suspects in several sexual assaults and purse snatchings in the Mid-town and Dundee neighborhoods. The crimes happened between March and October.

It's all unnerving to many people except Lynda McCoy, owner of Aromahatherapy. Her business is located in Dundee.

"It's everywhere, so what are we going to do, we're not gonna go to Florence, we're not going to go to South O, we're not gonna go to West Omaha?", McCoy said.

Dundee business owners are accelerating their plan to keep criminals out of the neighborhood.

"We have been spending, I don't know two or three weeks working on an annual contract for additional security," Romero said.

They are immediately hiring three off-duty Omaha Police officers to patrol the neighborhood. Initially, the group had planned to hire the officers next week.


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