12 and 13-year-old arrested for shooting

By: KLKN Newsroom


OMAHA, Neb. (AP)  A 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy have been arrested after gunfire was reported in Omaha.

Officials say the two boys were arrested Monday. They were booked into the Douglas County Youth Detention Center on suspicion of several charges including being a minor in possession of a gun and obstructing an officer.

According to police, a man called 911 after hearing shots outside his house. Police say the man told officers that he went outside and saw that his vehicle had been hit by bullets. He said he noticed three boys nearby and a 13-year-old fired a shot at him, but missed.

Police say they questioned and released a 14-year-old boy.