Officials: 'Cops' crewman, robbery suspect killed by police in Wendy's shooting

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    The scene at a Wendy's restaurant near 43rd and Dodge Streets on Wednesday. 

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    Omaha police on the scene of a shooting at the Wendy's at 4308 Dodge St. on Aug. 26.

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Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:55 pm | Updated: 11:43 am, Wed Aug 27, 2014.

A crew member with the “Cops” television show was fatally struck by police gunfire as Omaha officers confronted a robber — who also was fatally wounded — at a midtown restaurant, law enforcement sources said Wednesday.

The World-Herald has learned that at least 30 shots were fired at the Wendy’s near 43rd and Dodge Streets. Officials said it appears the only shots fired came from police.

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