One killed in shooting outside Omaha mall

Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 7:16 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - One person was killed and another was wounded during a shooting outside Westroads Mall late Sunday night.

The crime scene was in the parking lot on the north side of the mall. Gunfire broke out about 11 p.m., long after the mall closed, Omaha Police reports state.

OPD later identified the man killed as Franco Vasquez, 18. An 18-year woman was treated at CHI Bergan Mercy hospital.

Police were unable to describe a person of interest as they canvassed the area for evidence and talked to potential witnesses. They asked anyone with information to call police at 402-444-STOP; or submit a tip at or the P3 Tips mobile app.

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