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26-year-old man killed in Omaha New Year's Day shooting

26-year-old man killed in Omaha New Year's Day shooting


Omaha police are investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man on New Year’s Day.

Shortly before 3 a.m. Friday, police were called to room 278 at the Days Inn and Suites, 11515 Miracle Hills Drive, for a reported shooting. James Reed, 26, was found dead, police said.

Tyshown Ashley, 29, was also injured in the shooting, police said. His injuries are not life-threatening and he was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Omaha police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP or on

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Emily covers K-12 education, including Omaha Public Schools. Previously, Emily covered local government and the Nebraska Legislature for The World-Herald. Follow her on Twitter @emily_nitcher. Phone: 402-444-1192.

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