Omaha police identify Fort Calhoun man injured by gunfire - Omaha.com
Published Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 2:20 am / Updated at 2:25 am
Omaha police identify Fort Calhoun man injured by gunfire

Omaha police have identified a man critically injured by gunfire Sunday near 24th and Ida Streets.

Troy Bruno, 23, of Fort Calhoun, Neb., was shot about 11 a.m. at 2437 Ida St., said Officer Michael Pecha, a police spokesman. Bruno was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center.

A hospital spokesman said Monday afternoon that no information about Bruno's condition was being released.

Officers in the area of Florence Boulevard and Newport Avenue were approached by a man who said he was taking Bruno to a hospital. An ambulance was summoned, and emergency personnel reported via radio that they were transporting a man who was shot in the abdomen.

Neighbors said they heard a gunshot and a car driving away at a high rate of speed. No suspects have been reported to be in custody.

Court records show Bruno has a lengthy history of contacts with police. In 2008 he was sentenced to six months in jail for third-degree assault of a man in Gallagher Park at 52nd and Maple Streets.

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