At least one dead in local shooting

Shooting in North Platte being investigated
Active scene in North Platte after shooting
Active scene in North Platte after shooting(Kelsley Wilkinson)
Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 6:19 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - UPDATE: A York man is in serious condition, and a North Platte man is dead after a shooting incident in North Platte, Wednesday around 3:45 pm.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the Lincoln County 911 Center dispatched deputies from the Sheriff’s office and the North Platte Police Department Wednesday afternoon after a report of a shooting at 10th and Roosevelt Street in North Platte came in.

A 56-year-old man from York was found, shot several times. He was taken by North Platte Fire and Rescue to Great Plains Health. He is in very serious condition.

An early investigation reveals an 84-year-old man from North Platte drove from 10th and Roosevelt to the 1800 block of East 12th Street, got out of his vehicle, and shot himself once. He was taken to Great Plains Health where he was pronounced dead.

Both men were found to have known each other. The investigation revealed that the two may have had an argument just prior to the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation. No names are being released until the families can be notified.


One person in North Platte shot another person, and then shot and killed himself, in North Platte Wednesday. The condition of the victim is not known at this time.

The shooting happened near North Roosevelt and East 10th Street in North Platte Wednesday afternoon. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is leading the investigation.

There is no danger to the public, and the individuals involved are not a threat. We will share more details once a press release is shared.

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