Man shoots self in front of Omaha police

By: AP
By: AP

Omaha, NE (AP) - Police say a man suspected of creating a domestic disturbance shot and killed himself in front of officers.

The shooting occurred Friday afternoon when officers were called to north Omaha home for a disturbance. Police say they found 38-year-old Burdette Becks standing outside the house holding a handgun. Becks told officers he was going to kill himself, and he did so as officers tried to calm him.

Police say the shooting was captured on police cruiser video.

A grand jury will review the fatal shooting, as required by state law anytime someone dies in police custody or while being apprehended.

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