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Dozens of Omaha students walk out of Benson High School to protest gun violence

Students of Benson High School in Omaha, Neb., staged a walkout at noon Thursday to protest gun...
Students of Benson High School in Omaha, Neb., staged a walkout at noon Thursday to protest gun violence.(Roger Hamer / WOWT)
Published: May. 26, 2022 at 12:36 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - At least 60 high school students walked out of Benson High School at noon Thursday in protest of recent gun violence.

The group converged on a nearby intersection, 52nd Street and NW Radial Highway, waving signs at passing traffic.

State officials want to convene a task force to address current safety protocols in Nebraska schools.

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