Man dies after being shot during a hunting trip near Omaha

November 11, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was fatally shot while hunting near Omaha.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s office says the incident happened northwest of Omaha around 6 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s office says the man was accidentally shot by his adult son while they were climbing out of a tree stand north of Valley, Nebraska.

Sgt. Greg Kelly says the men were deer hunting when the incident happened.

The victim’s identity wasn’t immediately released. He died at the scene.


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

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