Reward being offered in weekend shooting in Kearney

(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: May. 15, 2021 at 3:07 PM CDT
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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - A $2,000 cash reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

Kearney Police responded to the area of the 800 block of W. 27th Street at approximately 2:15 a.m. on Saturday to investigate a report of possible gunshots.

A short time later, KPD Officers received a call from CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital that a 20-year-old man had arrived to the emergency department with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Preliminary information indicates that the victim was walking around the 800 block of W. 27th Street, when he was approached by five black male subjects that pulled up in a light-colored four door car, and a physical fight took place involving multiple subjects.

During this disturbance, a handgun was discharged several times, striking the victim one time in the lower leg. Witnesses report that following the shooting, the suspects departed southbound on 9th Avenue in a light colored 4-door car.

Kearney Police is asking residents in this area to contact the Kearney Police Department if they have video surveillance or video doorbells that may provide additional evidence and aid in the identification of the suspect (s).

If you have any information, contact Investigator Boyd Weller (308) 233-5225, Kearney Police at (308) 237-2104, Crimestoppers at (308) 237-3424, See Something Send Something App, or by using the P2C website

This investigation is ongoing.

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