Omaha PD investigating double homicide in Midtown

A fatal shooting near 34th and Jackson streets in Omaha Saturday night killed two people and sent another to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 10:58 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -Two men were found dead in front of an apartment complex near Midtown Crossing Saturday evening.

Omaha Police report the victims have been identified as 21-year-old William Harnage and 18-year-old Jang Puol. Officers say they were called to the area of 34th and Jackson just after 7:30 p.m. for ‘shots fired’ which was quickly updated to a shooting.

When officers arrived to the scene, the men were found shot to death and a third male victim had also been shot.

Police report that he was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center to be treated for what they believe to be non-life-threatening injuries.

According to OPD, there were witnesses taken to be interviewed and several shell casings found at the scene.

It’s unclear if a weapon was seized and the people responsible for the shooting are still at-large.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656, or anonymously contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

Police say that any tips leading to an arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.

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