Man Shot in Fight For Gun

Omaha police officers are investigating a shooting that occured sometime around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning.

Officers were called to Creighton University Medical Center where they interviewed the victim. 25 year old Peter Acosta of Council Bluffs. He told them he was at 24th and Leavenworth Street when he was approached by the suspect.

The armed man showed a gun, and demanded cash.

Acosta says he struggled with the other man for control of the weapon, when he was sh ot.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers searched, but could not find the armed man.

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