PHOTOS: Omaha Police release body camera images of fatal shooting at storage facility

Steven Docken had served prison sentences, was wanted on two bench warrants
Omaha Police says the officer involved in Monday night's shooting at a storage facility is "doing well."
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 6:05 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police on Wednesday released four body camera images of the man involved in a deadly shootout with officers at a storage unit on Monday night.

OPD body camera images show frames of officers’ encounter with 38-year-old Steven Docken of Council Bluffs before he was shot dead.

“The images show the officers first contact with Mr. Docken, him running from officers, and then Mr. Docken on the floor after falling just before the physical altercation with officers,” the OPD news release states.

According to police reports, paramedics called to the scene attempted to revive Docken, but he died at the scene. A grand jury will review the case, in accordance with Nebraska state law.

Also on Wednesday, Omaha Police said one of the officers shot during the incident was still recovering in the hospital but was improving.

Steven Docken
Steven Docken(Omaha Police Department)

Docken was wanted on two bench warrants: one for failing to show up for a violation of probation hearing on Oct. 6; and for failing to show up for a pretrial hearing on a case where he was accused of disturbing the peace and obstructing a peace officer.