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Omaha Police arrest suspect after shooting near Benson neighborhood

Published: May. 6, 2021 at 2:55 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police arrested a suspect after a shooting Thursday afternoon just southwest of 72nd Street and West Maple Road.

OPD reported Thursday night that Hairo Ogando, 19, had been arrested “without incident” following a search. He was booked into Douglas County Corrections for first-degree felony assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

Hairo Ogando, 19, was arrested in a west Omaha shopping area following an Omaha Police search...
Hairo Ogando, 19, was arrested in a west Omaha shopping area following an Omaha Police search for a suspect in a shooting at 72nd Street and West Maple Road on Thursday afternoon, May 6, 2021.(Omaha Police Department)

An OPD officer at the scene told 6 News that police were called at 1:42 p.m. to an address near 72nd and Corby streets. One person was taken “Code 3″ to Nebraska Medicine from the scene. Police reported Thursday night that the 46-year-old victim did not have life-threatening wounds.

The suspect fled the scene, and officers continued their search through the afternoon.

Later Thursday afternoon, police said they had a suspect in custody after making an arrest at a west Omaha Panera Bread near 120th Street and West Dodge Road.

6 News saw officers search a silver Dodge Avenger in the Costco parking lot and pull a gun from the trunk.

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Managing Editor Kevin Westhues and Reporter Lauren Melendez contributed to this report.

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