Omaha cop critically wounded in shooting


By Andrew J. Nelson and Rick Ruggles
The Omaha World-Herald

OMAHA, Neb. — An 8-year veteran of the Omaha Police Department was shot and critically wounded last night in north Omaha.

People familiar with the investigation identified the officer as Paul Latschar, a member of the department's gang unit. He was wounded just before 11 p.m. during a traffic stop at 42nd Street and Camden Avenue.

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