Man shot Saturday outside Omaha barbershop has died

January 4, 2021 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man shot during the weekend outside an Omaha barbershop has died, police said Monday.

Jumeez Sherman, 22, was shot in front of Transitions Barber & Beauty shop on Saturday afternoon and transported to the Nebraska Medical Center in extremely critical condition. Police said he died Sunday.

Desmond Edwards, 21, had also been shot. He was hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life threatening.

Sherman’s death was Omaha’s second of 2021. James Reed, 26, was found shot to death on New Year’s Day in a room at a Days Inn and Suites. A second person also was shot.


Police continue to investigate both shootings.