Omaha police are looking for the suspects in a double murder Wednesday afternoon. 17 year old Brandon Phelps and 18 year old James Star were shot and killed outside the Ernie Chambers Court Apartment Complex near 16th and Burdette Street in northeast Omaha.
Omaha Police Public Information Officer James Shade says the shooting happened at 3 p.m. and they are asking for witnesses to come forward. He says, “People are always looking for people who are willing to stand up to say what they saw. What was going on and to testify in court.”
Hours after the double murder, gunfire erupted again in northeast Omaha. Just before 8 p.m. police say two guns were used in the shooting of 21 year old Davion Ford. He arrived at a hospital by private vehicle with non-life threatening injuries.
Just before 9 p.m. officers were sent again to northeast Omaha for another shooting. 52 year old Reginald Croom was shot while sitting in his SUV in a parking lot. He was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Just after 10 p.m., two people were shot inside a vehicle while leaving a gas station at 30th and Martin Street. The shots were fired from a passing vehicle. 23 year old Brooklyn Patterson and 22 year old Doanzell Carson drove themselves to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police have not said if the shootings are related.