OPD Officers Named In Off-Duty Shooting Will Not Be Charged
A prosecutor says he won't charge two off-duty police officers who shot and killed two men while working weekend security at a bar in Nebraska's largest city. County sources said both officers were exonerated after investigators reviewed body-camera footage of the incident. Authorities said the two who were shot had argued with a group of people outside the Extasis Night Club in Omaha. An official says that minutes later Fernando Rodriguez-Juarez and Jonathan Hernandez-Rosales pulled up in a Jeep and one of them shot at the group the officers were standing behind. Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said the officers reacted instantly and fired, fatally wounding both men. He said the men were citizens of Mexico and Nicaragua who were in the country without legal permission. A grand jury investigation reportedly must still be completed per state law.