KEARNEY, Neb – At 6:22 P.M. on July 9th, 2018, officers of the Kearney Police Department were called to CHI Good Samaritan Hospital for a subject who came to the emergency room seeking medical attention for a gunshot wound to the chest.
A preliminary investigation concluded that the male 14 year old victim was apparently walking in the mid-west section of town, close to the railroad tracks.
As he was walking a black, newer model Nissan, with gold and/or silver rims approached the victim. As the victim leaned into the car a male subject produced a handgun and shot him in the chest.
The victim then walked to a relative’s house where he was taken to the hospital. The investigation is in the early stages and more information should be forthcoming. The victim is being treated at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital.