Five people are arrested in shooting of 13-year-old boy in Omaha

OMAHA, NE (Omaha World-Herald News Source) – Five people have been arrested in connection with a Friday night shooting that injured a 13-year-old boy.

Omaha police announced the arrests Monday.

The suspects range in age from 16 to 19 years of age.

The shooting occurred after 9 pm Friday near North 48th and Spaulding Streets. Ryan Eckhardt was walking to a home in the area when he was struck once by gunfire. He was taken by ambulance to the Nebraska Medical Center and is expected to survive.