Omaha Police investigate shooting death of 13-year-old

Omaha police say a big reward is available for tips in the shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy.
Published: Sep. 29, 2022 at 7:37 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police reported Thursday that a shooting victim died after he was rushed to a hospital overnight.

Officers were directed to Park Avenue and Shirley Street, across the street from Hanscom Park, just before midnight Wednesday.

Someone had reported hearings shots fired. After they arrived, officers found the wounded victim Lenny Rodriguez, 13, nearby.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP; or submit a tip online via the P3 Tips mobile app or the Crime Stoppers website. Anonymous tips leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.