Suspects Sought In Two Shootings

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An Omaha man and teenager were shot in separate incidents Sunday morning.

A drive-by shooting at 32nd and Spencer sent the teen to Creighton University Medical Center around 2:30 a.m.

Fifteen-year-old Darnelle Johnson said he had been walking with a friend when a car drove up and someone opened fire, wounding Johnson in the abdomen. He ran a few blocks before collapsing. Police say the teen's injuries are serious, but not life threatening.

The second shooting happened at a party in a home near South 38th and Drexel just after 4:30 a.m. Police say several uninvited guests made their way inside when one pulled a gun and fired, wounding 29-year-old Jose Bautista in the leg.

"At this point all we have for suspect information is it was a group of people who arrived here,” said Omaha Police Sgt. Chuck Casey. “They were not at the party, they were not invited, they did show up here. At least one gun was displayed which consequently struck that male victim.”

Bautista was taken to Creighton University Medical Center for treatment of injuries not believed to be life threatening. The suspects ran from the home and may have gotten into a car a short distance away.