Bellevue police investigating teen’s death as homicide

Published: Oct. 12, 2020 at 10:36 PM CDT
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BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 17-year-old found with a gunshot wound on Monday as a homicide.

According to the Bellevue Police Department, officers and firefighters responded to a home in the 1000 block of West 31st Ave. at 12:09 p.m. for a rescue call of CPR in progress.

A 17-year-old boy was found suffering from a gunshot wound and was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police requested Bellevue Public Schools place four elementary schools in the area in a “lockout” out of an abundance of caution. It was lifted at 2:10 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information connected to the case is asked to contact police at 402-293-3100 or Sarpy County Crimestoppers at 402-592-7867.

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