Teen critically hurt in Omaha after shots fired into crowd

July 19, 2020 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At least eight people were injured, including one critically, when someone in a passing vehicle began shooting early Sunday into crowd in Omaha.

A 15-year-old girl, Paduey Jock, sustained a life-threatening injury in the shooting about 5:15 a.m., the Omaha World-Herald reported. A spokeswoman for the Nebraska Medical Center said she remained in critical condition Sunday afternoon.


The teen was in a crowd of about 100 people outside when someone in a gray minivan began firing. Seven other people were also injured by gunfire during that incident.

A total of 14 people in incidents involving five shooting scenes went to Omaha hospitals for treatment between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Two were injured in vehicle collisions involving gunfire, two were shot while driving, one person was shot walking, and one was shot after getting into a dispute with another driver.