Three taken to hospital after shooting near Omaha grocery store

Gunshots outside a neighborhood grocery store in North Omaha Monday night is under investigation.
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 10:12 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 10:17 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Gunshots outside a neighborhood grocery store in north Omaha on Monday night is under investigation.

Three people with gunshot wounds — a 41-year-old man, a 40-year-old woman, and a 56-year-old woman — were taken to hospitals for treatment of single gunshot wounds; all were expected to be OK, according to a Tuesday OPD news release.

Omaha Police Lt. Paul Hanson with the Northeast Precinct said at about 9 p.m. Monday that the call about the incident at 33rd and Parker streets outside of NBH Grocery had come in about an hour earlier.

Hanson said it appears the gunfire was outside the grocery store and at this time, the suspect is unknown.

A forensics team was also working on the scene.

“At 7:40 p.m. officers at the Omaha Police Department and the Omaha Fire Department received a call for a shooting at 33rd and Parker Street. Upon arrival officers located an adult male and adult female suffering from gunshot injuries.

The ambulance transported both of those parties to Nebraska Medicine.

One with serious injuries and one with minor injuries and then additionally a third party was self-transported to Nebraska Medicine with minor injuries from the shooting.”

OPD Northeast Precinct Lt. Paul Hanson