- Posted August 27, 2014 by
COPS Film Crew Member Shot and Killed in Omaha During Robbery
A COPS film crew member was reportedly shot and killed in Omaha, NE on Tuesday, August 27, 2014 during a robbery at a Wendy's on 43rd and Dodge. The suspect was also reportedly killed by police during the incident.
Officers responded to a call from the fast food outlet around 9:20 p.m. with the COPS crew. Gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and officers, and both the suspect and COPS crew member, Bryce Dion, were hit by gunfire. Both individuals were taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where they were later pronounced deceased.
The Omaha Police Department is set to hold a press conference at OPD headquarters at 2:30 p.m. CST where more details will be given to the public. The president of Langley Productions which produces COPS will also be present to give statements during the press conference.
COPS has been filming in Omaha since early July. No Omaha Police Department members were hurt in the gunfire exchange.
*An update to this story can be found here: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1165641