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Omaha man wounded in shooting near North Freeway and Ames Avenue; calls it road-rage incident

Omaha man wounded in shooting near North Freeway and Ames Avenue; calls it road-rage incident

A 27-year-old man went to an Omaha hospital Wednesday evening after being shot while driving on the North Freeway near Ames Avenue. 

Deonta Williams of Omaha told police that he was involved in a road-rage incident while merging onto the North Freeway southbound from Ames Avenue. Williams said a man in a small black SUV fired multiple gunshots at his vehicle.

Police and paramedics responded to the call, which came in about 5:15 p.m. Williams was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with injuries that are not thought to be life threatening.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Tipsters can remain anonymous and are eligible for a $10,000 cash reward for information leading to a shooting arrest.

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Nancy Gaarder helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow her on Twitter @gaarder. Email: nancy.gaarder@owh.com

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