Police identify victim of fatal shooting in Benson

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in Benson last week as Michael Rowell Jr., 23.

The shooting happened Thursday August 8th around 11:45 p.m. near 62nd and Maple, outside The Waiting Room Lounge.

Officers arrived to find a man down on a grassy area. He has since been identified as Rowell.

Police say the investigation of the case continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPD's homicide Unit at 402 444-5656 or to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402 444-STOP.

Omaha Crime Stoppers offers an enhanced reward of $25,000 for a tip leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the homicide.