Man dies after being shot, crashes vehicle in Lincoln

(Lincoln, NE) -- A 38 year old man is dead after being shot and crashing his vehicle in Lincoln.

Lincoln Police say just before 12:30 Friday morning, officers were called to the area of South 20th and Washington Street for a disturbance. Police say the caller to 911 reported hearing gunshots and possibly a car crash. LPD says arriving officers located an SUV that had been involved in a crash and the driver suffering from gunshot wounds.

Investigators say Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire & Rescue provided life-saving efforts, but the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. LPD says they do not have any information that would suggest there is any ongoing, or targeted threat to the safety of the public; however, an arrest has not been made at this time.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time. Lincoln Police are asking anyone with information or video involving the victim’s vehicle, a white Jeep Patriot, to come forward by calling (402) 441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at (402) 475-3600.

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