Police look for teen suspects after deadly shooting in north Omaha
One 17-year-old dead, another critically hurt Thursday night
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Authorities on Friday obtained felony warrants for two other teens after two 17-year-olds were shot — one of them fatally — in north Omaha on Thursday night.
The Omaha Police Homicide Unit is looking for Lerajai Key, 17, and Terrance Moore, 16. Police also issued a photo of a van they say may be connected to the shooting.
Anyone with information about the suspects or their vehicle is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP (7867) at p3tips.com or via the P3 Tips mobile app.
Following up on a Shotspotter activation call just after 8 p.m. Thursday, several Omaha Police officers responded to North 29th Circle, near Pinkney Street, where they found the two teens lying in a yard with gunshot wounds.
The police performed CPR on the teens, who were transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center. One of the teens, 17-year-old Jiaquan Willams, died of his injuries, according to the Friday morning release. The second teen suffered life-threatening injuries and was listed in critical condition, the release states.
Following the incident, officers were talking with about a dozen witnesses, and the investigation is ongoing.
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