- Associated Press - Monday, January 30, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha police officer was shot in the ankle in an exchange of gunfire with a man Monday afternoon.

The Omaha World-Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2kHFX9d ) both the female officer and the suspect who was wounded were hospitalized after the incident in midtown Omaha around 1p.m.

Deputy Police Chief Dave Baker says someone reported a suspicious person looking in windows near 33rd Street and Turner Boulevard. The man was carrying a gun.

Thirty-nine-year-old Officer Jill Schillerberg was wounded in her left leg during the confrontation with 20-year-old Monroe Evans III.

Schillerberg and 36-year-old Officer Matthew Skradski exchanged gunfire with Evans.

Schillerberg was treated and released from the hospital. Evan’s condition wasn’t immediately clear Monday afternoon.


Information from: Omaha World-Herald, https://www.omaha.com

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