Omaha, Ne -- At 2:57 am Omaha Police heard shots in the area of 24 and Emmett St. Omaha Police confirmed to Metro News Now not only did police in the area hear the shots that left 1 dead and one injured, 911 received several calls and shot spotter picked up the shots also.
Omaha Police told Metro New Now they were just starting to gather more information and at this point everything they've learned is preliminary however, at this point they weren't looking for a specific individual but that could change.
Omaha Police are also talking to witnesses to gather more details about what transpired.
OPD says a more detailed statement will be released in the hours to come.
Homicide-N 24th St/Emmett St
At 2:56 am Officers responded to the area of N 24th St and Emmett St for a Shot Spotter activation. While en route the call was upgraded to a shooting. Officers arrived and located two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot injuries. Once victim was declared deceased on scene. One victim was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and was declared deceased.
UPDATE: The victims in this incident have been identified:
Loklok W. THOK (01/19/94)
Duop Tang DENG (01/01/97)
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips leading to an arrest in a homicide are eligible for up to a $25,000 reward.
Jan, 2nd 2021 Jumeez Sherman was shot and killed at the same exact location.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Metro News Now as we learn more and bring you the extended details.