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Man dies after being shot during a hunting trip near Omaha

Omaha, Neb. —  Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was fatally shot while hunting near Omaha.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s office says the incident happened northwest of Omaha around 6 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s office says the man was accidentally shot by his adult son while they were climbing out of a tree stand north of Valley, Nebraska.

Sgt. Greg Kelly says the men were deer hunting when the incident happened.

The victim’s identity wasn’t immediately released. He died at the scene.

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