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'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police say officers' gunfire killed 'Cops' television show crew member and a robbery suspect at a fast-food restaurant.

    

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night after officers interrupted a robbery at a Wendy's in midtown Omaha. Police say the man fired shots from a handgun that turned out to be an Airsoft pellet gun.


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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The production company behind the "Cops" television show confirms that a crew member was killed when police opened fire on a robbery suspect.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night after officers interrupted a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in midtown Omaha. Police say an officer saw a man robbing the restaurant about 9:20 p.m. and called for backup.

Police have not said what happened immediately before the shooting began or whether the suspect was fatally wounded by police gunfire. But officials are planning a news conference at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

No officers were hit, and police said no other suspects are being sought.

Langley Productions spokeswoman Pam Golum says Bryce Dion is the crew member who died.

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