(Omaha, NE) -- The victim of Omaha's most recent homicide is identified a a 15 year old girl.
Omaha Police say 15-year-old Synthia Elliott was shot and killed at a home near 37th and Pinkney Wednesday night. Police say patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert of numerous gunshots in that area just before 8:45 Wednesday night. Investigators say once on the scene, officers found shell casings and noticed gunfire damage to a house. OPD says once inside the home, officers located Elliott dead.
The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656, or anonymously contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Anonymous tips leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.