Police surround residence in southeast Omaha

Published: Jan. 7, 2021 at 7:06 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A couple was detained for questioning after several officers responded Thursday night to a neighborhood in the southeast part of the city where someone was barricaded in a home.

The man and woman were taken into custody for questioning after a gun went off in a residence near Eighth and Pierce streets, according to Omaha Police. The shot went through the wall, and no one was hurt, OPD said.

At one point, about 12 OPD vehicles were at the scene, including a K-9 unit.

OPD is investigating whether the shooting was intentional or accidental.

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Posted by WOWT 6 News on Thursday, January 7, 2021

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