Victim in Scottsbluff standoff identified

Victim in Scottsbluff standoff identified
Officers are gathered outside a southwestern Scottsbluff residence Monday afternoon in a stand-off that lasted more than five hours before ending with a fatal officer-involved shooting. (Miller/KNEB/RRN)
June 10th, 2021 | Nebraska Attorney General's Office

Scottsbluff, Neb. — On Monday, June 7th law enforcement was called to 2313 West Overland Drive in Scottsbluff, Nebraska for a welfare check on an individual. Officers entered the house at 5:26 pm. 47 year old Daniel Ojeda was shot and a short time later was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

At the request of the Scotts Bluff County Attorney, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office has been appointed to conduct the grand jury investigation which is required by Nebraska law when an officer involved shooting occurs.

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