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North Omaha shooting leaves two facing charges, one suspect at large

A shooting in North Omaha Thursday night leaves one injured while the suspect remains at large.
A shooting in North Omaha Thursday night leaves one injured while the suspect remains at large.
Published: Sep. 23, 2021 at 6:46 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police responded to a shooting Thursday evening near 61st and Ames that left one person injured.

Around 5:25 p.m. the officers arrived at the Tobacco Hut to find the victim, Jaime Sterling, injured nearby. According to police, Sterling suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg.

Officers were able to locate one of the male suspects who fled on foot after the shooting, a 15-year-old male. During the investigation, police reported that Sterling had also returned gunfire at the scene of the altercation.

Sterling was later transported to Douglas County Corrections and was booked for attempted first-degree assault, use of a weapon, and possession of a gun by a prohibited person.

The 15-year-old male suspect was also booked into Douglas County Youth Center for felon in possession, minor in possession, and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

The investigation is still ongoing, if you have any information contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

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