Police provide update on North Omaha shooting as investigation continues

Omaha Police responded to a shooting Thursday evening where two were injured -- the fifth such incident in 24 hours.
Published: Jun. 8, 2023 at 7:09 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police are investigating a shooting that injured two Thursday evening.

Officers were called to a home near 18th and Lothrop Street around 6 p.m. On arrival, officers learned an accident had occurred between an Infiniti and a Nissan Altima at 18th and Spencer, one block south.

Multiple suspects fled from the Nissan, which was later discovered to be stolen in connection with a robbery.

Several officers were at the scene, which was very active just after 6:30 p.m. The OPD helicopter was also seen overhead a few minutes later.

OPD says multiple shots were fired over the course of the event. Two people from the Nissan were located and transported to the hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. Multiple other suspects were detained and taken to Omaha Police headquarters for questioning.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP or online and on mobile with P3 Tips. Anonymous tips leading to an arrest are eligible for an enhanced cash reward of up to $10,000.

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