Omaha is investigating the city’s 23rd murder of the year. Tuesday evening around 6:30, a man was driving near 37th and Crown Point Avenue when he was hit by gunfire. One witness says it appeared that the victim had been shot in the face and possibly in the back of the head. Three others were inside the s-u-v. They were not injured. Other witnesses say they saw a white pick up or an s-u-v make a sudden u-turn and started to pursue the victim’s vehicle. They then reported they heard about six shots fired. The victim has been identified as Cion Barnes of Omaha. There are no suspects and have been no arrests.
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