Kearney Police Investigate Shooting
Police responded to the area of the 800 block of W. 27th Street at approximately 2:15 a.m on Saturday morning to investigate a report of possible gunshots.
Preliminary information indicates that the victim was walking around the 800 block of W. 27th Street, when he was approached by five african american male subjects that pulled up in a light-colored four door car, and a physical fight took place involving multiple subjects.
During this disturbance, a handgun was discharged several times, striking the victim one time in the lower leg.
Witnesses report that following the shooting, the suspects departed southbound on 9th Avenue in a light colored 4-door car.
This investigation is ongoing.