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Omaha Police: Driver taken to hospital after road rage shooting on Highway 75

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Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 11:54 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police said a man was shot in a road rage incident on Highway 75 during the Wednesday evening commute.

Officers were called at 5:15 p.m. to Highway 75 and Ames Avenue after a 27-year-old driver reported he had been shot by a man in a black SUV while merging onto the southbound lanes of the highway. The man told police he then drove to Interstate 480 and 24th Street after he was hit by gunfire, according to an OPD release Thursday morning.

The victim was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center by Omaha Fire and Rescue, the release states. OPD reports state the victim had gunshot wounds on his lower body. Officers also reported the vehicle he was driving had three bullet holes on the passenger side, and that both windows had been shattered.

OPD is still investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at 402-444-STOP, visit omahacrimestoppers.org, or submit a tip on the P3 Tips app.

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