Omaha Police have confirmed that officers were involved in a shooting that sent a woman to the hospital. The shooting took place near the intersection of Walnut and 50th, and the scene is currently blocked off as authorities are investigating the scene. There has not been a lot of information released at this point. The woman who was shot was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, but no updates have been given since her arrival for treatment.
Omaha Police did confirm that the shooting was officer-involved, but no details have been given about the circumstances surrounding the incident or any charges that may be pending against the shooting victim. Witnesses say that there were a number of officers on the scene when the shooting occurred. Those witnesses did not give any clue as to the nature of the altercation or any details about what provoked the shooting. As the investigation continues, more details are expected to be released.
By Jim Malone
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