Omaha Police investigate shooting; victim taken to hospital with serious injuries

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Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 5:59 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police were investigating a shooting Thursday evening on North 42nd Street.

One person was taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds and that person is expected to survive.

Police responded to a call at 42nd and Ruggles streets and found the victim. OPD Dispatch confirmed earlier the victim was transported from the scene with serious injuries.

“Officer made contact with the victim, called a squad and he was transported to UNMC. We had one shooting victim and then there was one other victim that was transported with a possible dog bite,” Lt. Nick Muller said.

Investigators still aren’t sure if the dog bite is connected to the shooting, and they haven’t located a suspect.

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