Omaha police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body this morning in the north mid-town area of Benson Gardens Blvd. Police spokesperson Officer Michael Pecha says officers were called to the area just after 7 a.m. and found an adult male unresponsive in a back yard. That man was pronounced dead at the scene and police are investigating this death as a homicide.
A resident stated he heard about five gunshots around 2:30 a.m. but didn’t see any activity in the area. Police are not saying if there were shell casings found near the body and have not released a cause of death. The victim’s name has not been released.