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Omaha Police officers shot and killed the suspect at Target, No victim found

Omaha police swarmed a Target after receiving reports of six shots fired

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According to OPD Chief Todd Schmaderer 11:59 active shooter calls were coming in.

Responding officers shot the suspect who was armed with a rifle and additional rounds. Shell casings found suggest he was actively shooting inside the store.

Currently no victims located at Target or local hospitals.

Suspect is White male in his 30’s.

Any witnesses who have left the area are urged to call 402-444-4877 to report information.

Active shooter was initially reported. No victims have been located thus far. The suspect is deceased inside the store. This is an active scene. Multiple Agencies on Scene. Store be cleared and Perimeter is being established.

Trauma centers have been notified. One possible suspect with a long gun is down. Officers are searching the store for victims/suspects. OFD, OPD, NSP, DCSO and Bennington Police on scene.

Officers are at Target 178th and Center investigating reports of a shooting. Officers are clearing the store at this time. Unknown number of victims as the investigation is in the early stages.

The scene is secure, but citizens are urged to avoid the area as the investigation continues.

Millard Public Schools issued the following statement:

We are writing to let you know that your children’s schools – Rohwer, Reagan and Morton – are in a precautionary lockout. This means doors are locked and no one will be let into the building. This is a precaution because of an active shooter situation at 180th & Center at the Target store. Again, this does not affect your child’s school and this situation has not moved from 180th & Center. We are simply taking precautions. The arriving preschool students at Reagan have been brought into school.

Omaha police officers have already looked through the store for possible victims, and as of 12:20 p.m., they are doing a second sweep.

As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.

No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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