Omaha police release body camera images from deadly shooting by an officer

Omaha police released body camera images Friday from the officers involved in a deadly shooting this week.The incident happened around 3 pm Wednesday at an apartment complex near 100th and R Plaza in southwest Omaha.Officers Jason Martinez and Jennifer Turner were helping serve a protection order for 39-year-old Jacob Jamrozy, according to Omaha police. At 2:59:28 pm, Turner knocks on the apartment door with seven knocks, Omaha police said. At 3:00:00 pm, Jamrozy opens the apartment door holding a shotgun with four shells in the magazine and one in the chamber, according to Omaha police. Turner drew her firearm and yelled “drop the gun!” three times and at 3:00:02 pm, Jamrozy raises the shotgun directly at Turner, Omaha police said. Turner then fired one round from her gun, hitting Jamrozy in the chest, according to Omaha police. Both officers then took cover outside the apartment as the process server exited the building, Omaha police said. The officers then entered the apartment and found Jamrozy down near the kitchen, according to Omaha police. Omaha police said Turner then checked Jamrozy for a pulse and found none — Omaha Fire Department personnel declared Jamrozy dead at the scene.Martinez, who has 20 years of service, and Turner, who has seven years of service, were placed on paid administrative leave after the incident, according to Omaha police.“Officer Jennifer Turner took the necessary action when her life was placed in jeopardy. Her lethal force was in accordance with our department’s policy and procedure.” – Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said in a statement. Jamrozy’s ex-girlfriend filed the protection order that led police to the apartment. In accordance with Nebraska law, the case will be presented to a grand jury.

Omaha police released body camera images Friday from the officers involved in a deadly shooting this week.

The incident happened around 3 pm Wednesday at an apartment complex near 100th and R Plaza in southwest Omaha.

Officers Jason Martinez and Jennifer Turner were helping serve a protection order for 39-year-old Jacob Jamrozy, according to Omaha police.

At 2:59:28 pm, Turner knocks on the apartment door with seven knocks, Omaha police said.

At 3:00:00 pm, Jamrozy opens the apartment door holding a shotgun with four shells in the magazine and one in the chamber, according to Omaha police.

Turner drew her firearm and yelled “drop the gun!” three times and at 3:00:02 pm, Jamrozy raises the shotgun directly at Turner, Omaha police said.

Turner then fired one round from her gun, hitting Jamrozy in the chest, according to Omaha police.

Both officers then took cover outside the apartment as the process server exited the building, Omaha police said.

The officers then entered the apartment and found Jamrozy down near the kitchen, according to Omaha police.

Omaha police said Turner then checked Jamrozy for a pulse and found none — Omaha Fire Department personnel declared Jamrozy dead at the scene.

Martinez, who has 20 years of service, and Turner, who has seven years of service, were placed on paid administrative leave after the incident, according to Omaha police.

“Officer Jennifer Turner took the necessary action when her life was placed in jeopardy. Her lethal force was in accordance with our department’s policy and procedure.” – Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said in a statement.

Jamrozy’s ex-girlfriend filed the protection order that led police to the apartment.

In accordance with Nebraska law, the case will be presented to a grand jury.

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