Police identify 14-year-old boy killed in Omaha shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A shooting in Omaha has left a 14-year-old boy dead, police said.

The shooting happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday near 18th and Binney streets in north Omaha, police said. Police were alerted to the shooting by the city’s ShotSpotter system and soon received reports of a person shot, police said.

Officers who arrived on the scene found 14-year-old Desmond Harrison with a gunshot wound and took measurers to try to save his life. The child was rushed to an Omaha hospital, where he later died.

Police said they did not immediately have any suspects and asked the public for any information.

The boy’s death was the latest in a spate of shootings in Omaha in recent days.

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