OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police are investigating the death of a protester who was shot outside an Old Market bar near 12th and Harney streets on Saturday night.
James Scurlock, 22, was shot outside of The Gatsby at around 11 p.m.
Scurlock was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center where he later died.
A police source confirmed to 3 News Now that the suspect of the shooting is Jake Gardner, owner of The Gatsby.
Omaha Police say they're in the process of reviewing all collected evidence, video and witness interviews.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with video or information of the incident should contact the Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656.
Tips can also be reported anonymously through Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444S-STOP.
A GoFundMe page has been organized in honor of Scurlock.
We are at 13th and Harney where 22 year old #JamesScurlock was shot and killed last night during a night of violent protests. The suspect is in custody but has not been charged yet. pic.twitter.com/heTtYNkUjD— Ruta Ulcinaite KMTV (@RutaUlcinaite) May 31, 2020
Omaha Police Dept. has identified the Downtown Omaha shooting victim as James Scurlock, 22. They didn’t identify the shooter and are reviewing evidence and videos from the scene.@3NewsNowOmaha pic.twitter.com/mIo7DN4EFZ— Jake Wasikowski (@jakewasikowski) May 31, 2020