By early Sunday afternoon, five people had been shot in Omaha over the weekend, including one in the Old Market.

The shootings occurred separately, and in each case a $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

Noting that numerous people were around at the time of the Old Market shooting, police issued a special plea on social media for help from the public.

“We need help!” Deputy Chief Ken Kanger tweeted Sunday. “Multiple people around during the shooting last night in the Old Market. Show this individual We won’t tolerate this behavior.”

That shooting occurred at 1:45 a.m. Saturday near 12th and Howard Streets. A single gunshot was heard, and police found Ja’Vion Milton, 19, with injuries that were serious but not life-threatening. Police say the shooting was gang-related.

Of all the shootings, the most severely wounded was 23-year-old Mariah Rhodes. She was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center in critical condition and is expected to survive, according to police. Rhodes was shot about 1:30 a.m. Sunday near 20th and F Streets.

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The other shootings (times are approximate):

1:15 a.m. Sunday: George Banister, 39, injuries not considered life-threatening. Conflicting information has left police unable to determine the location of the shooting.

3:15 a.m. Saturday: Martinique Hubbard, 31, foot wound. The shooting occurred in the 3500 block of Lake Street. A vehicle also was struck by gunfire.

Midnight Friday: Eddie Gibbs, 39, small injury to his side. Police describe the wound as being caused by a “projectile.”

Anyone with information in these shootings is asked to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP , at or on the P3 Tips mobile app.

Also this weekend, two teenage males reported being stabbed during an attempted robbery at 18th Street and Deer Park Boulevard about 8:45 p.m. Saturday. A reward is also available in that crime, but the amount would be less than in a shooting.

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Nancy Gaarder helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow her on Twitter @gaarder. Phone: 402-444-1102.

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