3 05 2008

Police Identify Teenage Shooting Victim

May 1, 2008

Action 3 News


Omaha, NE – We now know who was shot near 16th and Vinton Streets on Thursday afternoon.  A bullet hit 16-year old Fernando Martinez in the backside near the “Mattress Store.”

Omaha Police tell Action 3 News it appears Martinez has two prosthetic legs.

Witnesses say two young men rode up to 16th and Vinton on a bike and opened fire with a small caliber handgun.

An officer spotted two suspects running from the scene of the shooting.  Cops caught both, and took them in for questioning.  Police tell us that Martinez was not seriously hurt.




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