A 49 year old Omaha man was shot and killed on his 49th birthday on Thursday in north Omaha. Police were sent to 30th and Read Streets just before 6 p.m. and found Marshall Washington Jr. in parked SUV suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to a hospital where he later died.
Police arrested 31 year old Jeffrey Loving and he was booked for first degree murder in connection to Washington’s death.
There was a lot of confusion on Omaha streets at the time of the shooting. An ambulance on the way to the shooting scene was involved in an accident with a pickup. That driver, 63 year old Robert Hollis was thrown from the vehicle and taken to a hospital with life threatening head injuries. Another ambulance had to be called to the shooting scene to transport Washington.