Police investigating fatal shooting in north Omaha

A police gang unit was at the scene of a fatal shooting near 49th and Miami streets on Wednesday afternoon.
Published: Nov. 16, 2022 at 4:55 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A police gang unit was at the scene of a fatal shooting in north Omaha on Wednesday afternoon.

Omaha Police officers had an area near 49th and Miami streets blocked off after a man was killed in the area, but told 6 News they did not believe there was a danger to the public in the aftermath of the incident.

No suspect information was available yet at the scene.

OPD said in a release Wednesday night that the incident had happened shortly after 3 p.m. Omaha Fire Department medics declared the man dead at the scene from a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656 or submit a tip online at omahacrimestoppers.org or via the P3 Tips app.

“An anonymous tip leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect is eligible for an enhanced reward of $25,000,” the OPD release states.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News for updates.