Deadly shooting in the middle of a Kearney neighborhood

Homicide investigation now underway after a man was killed
Kearney Police

KEARNEY, Neb. (KLKN) – Kearney Police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed last night.

Kearney Police were called to the 800 block of W 23rd St. after witnesses heard several gunshots.  Some witnesses saw someone possibly struck, and watched as others ran to a vehicle and left the area.

By the time officers arrived, everyone involved in the shooting had left the scene, but they found evidence consistent with a shooting.

Shortly after, two men arrived at Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Room with apparent gunshot wounds.  One of the males has died, and the other is stable.  Their identities have not yet been released.

Preliminary information suggests that this is an isolated incident and there is no ongoing threat to the neighborhood.

Kearney Police are investigating this as a homicide.  If you have information regarding this incident, contact Kearney Police at (308) 237 – 3424.

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