Two people arrested in connection to shooting, third person booked on unrelated charges

OMAHA, Neb. -- Multiple people are in custody after a shooting in southeast Omaha on Monday.

Police a man and a woman traveling in a white Ford F-250 truck that appeared to be hauling material arrived at a home near 56th Street and Orchard Avenue. Authorities say the man shot the victim and fled from the scene at about 3:25 p.m.

The 28-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. He is expected to survive.

Neighbor Adam Woodruff described the scene Monday afternoon, stating that there had been an argument preceding the shooting.

Investigators identified 41-year-old Richard Coats and 25-year-old Gabrielle Thatcher as suspects. They were taken into custody at a residence in the 2700 block of N. 49th Street. Coats was booked on robbery, use of a weapon to commit a felony and prohibited person in possession of a firearm charges. Thatcher was brought in on robbery.

While there to arrest the pair, police also took 36-year-old Corey Christensen into custody. Christensen was located at the residence and was booked for prohibited person in possession of a firearm.

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