UPDATE: A man who was shot by police in Omaha Monday evening has died from his injuries. Police say 39-year-old Danny Elrod robbed a Family Dollar near 13th & Center around 6:30 p.m. Monday and was confronted by officers nearby.
One of the officers involved opened fire on Elrod and he was taken to Nebraska Medicine in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries but died Tuesday morning.
WOWT 6 News has learned Elrod served time in jail just last month for a domestic assault charge. He pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge and spent three days in jail. A warrant was issued for his arrest on January 21st after he missed a court date for a misdemeanor criminal mischief charge in Sarpy County.
Omaha Police are conducting an internal investigation to learn more. The name of the officer who shot the suspect has not been released, but that officer is now on paid administrative leave. That's standard procedure with all officer-involved shootings.
Posted Monday, 9:53 p.m.
Omaha Police confirm an officer shot a possible suspect after a robbery Monday evening. The shooting followed a confrontation.
Douglas County Dispatch says the suspect was hospitalized in critical condition. This all happened a short distance from the robbery scene.
Reports of a robbery sent police to the Family Dollar off 13th & Center, just after 6:30 p.m.
Over the police scanners- WOWT 6 News heard a voice say "You are going to get shot."
Moments later, medics were called to transport the victim.
Police cannot describe the confrontation that occurred before the officer shot the suspect.