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A North Platte man is dead after a shooting in the city

 Reports of a shooting near Chestnut and A Street in North Platte. At least one person taken by ambulance. Waiting to hear from police on a preliminary statement. (SOURCE: Jace Barraclough/KNOP-TV)
Reports of a shooting near Chestnut and A Street in North Platte. At least one person taken by ambulance. Waiting to hear from police on a preliminary statement. (SOURCE: Jace Barraclough/KNOP-TV) (KNOP)
Published: May. 22, 2020 at 3:37 PM CDT
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North Platte Police are putting the pieces together as they try to figure out why and how a North Platte man was shot and killed in the city Friday afternoon.

911 received the call of a shooting near Chestnut Street and A Street in North Platte around 2:30 p.m.

NPPD's Deputy Chief, Steve Reeves, says 911 received a call from a local man who says he shot another man as he defended himself.

Reeves says the ambulance took a 25-year-old to the hospital and that young man is dead.

Reeves says a 43-year-old man is in custody. Reeves says they have all the principal players and need to figure out what happened.

According to the victim's father, the 25-year-old was unarmed.

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