Thanksgiving Shooting in Kearney

KEARNEY – While many were celebrating family or gearing up for early Black Friday deals, the Kearney Police Department was investigating the second shooting in five days.

KPD was dispatched to CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in the afternoon Thanksgiving Day for a 26-year-old male that reported being shot. According to a City of Kearney release, it was determined that the victim had been shot multiple times with what is believed to be a BB/Pellet gun.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Friday and taken to a juvenile detention center in Madison. He faces multiple weapons and assault charges.

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