After a Monday morning shooting near 79th Street and Nebraska Avenue in Omaha, three victims were hospitalized with critical injuries.
Police received reports of a shooting around 12:30 a.m, which is when they found the victims.
Paramedics rushed all three victims to Nebraska Medicine for treatment. All three victims are expected to survive the incident, as none of them were seriously injured.
Metropolitan Utility District crews were also called in after reports of a stray bullet possibly hitting a gas line that went into the house.
The investigation is still at its beginning stages, a lot of information is not yet available. Many witnesses were interviewed, many of which were afraid to release their names because they are in fear that the shooter may return to the neighborhood.
Witnesses told the police that the shooter walked up to the house and started shooting. He fired 6-7 shots, then fled with a dark colored SUV. The shooter was well aware of what he was doing. He was last seen driving East on 79th St.
Victims of Omaha Shooting Were All Teenagers
Omaha police have identified three teenagers who were injured in a shooting Monday morning.
Trey Johnson, 19, Emoni Phelps, 14, and Maniya Swiney, 14, are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Nebraska Medicine. Although it’s definitely unfortunate that such young people were injured in the incident, it’s very lucky that none had serious injuries. They are unlikely to experience long-term health effects from the shooting.
No other information was released.