Update: Omaha police are investigating three separate shootings Wednesday. Officers received a ShotSpotter activation at 1:17 a.m. at 33rd and Fowler Avenue. A woman was found unresponsive inside a home. She is identified as 27 year old Darnesha Mitchell and was transported to a hospital in extremely critical condition. She was declared dead at the hospital. Police say there were several people inside the home at the time of the shooting.
At 2:38 a.m., Omaha police received a ShotSpotter activation at 36th and Laurel Avenue. Officers found an unresponsive male who was pronounced dead at the scene. Omaha police released the identity of the victim as 28 year old D’Angelo Branch.
The third shooting happened at 4:40 a.m. in the parking lot of Nebraska Furniture Mart at 700 South 72nd Street. Officers were called to a parking lot and located the victim, 37 year old Jared Clawson. Clawson was an employee and was walking into a building with a co-worker. He was rushed to a hospital in was listed in critical condition. The co-worker was not injured and was able to give police a description of the suspect and a vehicle.
Police will release more information as it becomes available.