Omaha Police investigation closes NW Radial Highway
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha police shut down Northwest Radial Highway on Thursday night after a passenger fled a traffic stop. Shots were fired somewhere along the way.
The incident began to unfold sometime after 6:30 p.m. Police tell 6 News that an officer stopped a car at 49th and Northwest Radial Highway. At one point, a passenger got out and ran away triggering a foot chase. About 6:50 p.m., an officer called for help indicating shots had been fired.
Witnesses say that the passenger had a handgun. Police recovered a gun in the area and were no longer looking for any suspects. No serious injuries were reported. More details were expected to be released Friday morning.
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