OMAHA — An argument between two women after a car crash in Omaha escalated into a shooting Monday night that sent one of them to the hospital.

Police officers were called to 27th Street and St. Mary’s Avenue shortly before 11:15 p.m., where they encountered two 29-year-old women, one of whom had been shot.

The women had begun to argue after getting into a car crash, police said Tuesday, and the argument got physical. During the altercation, one of the women got a firearm from her vehicle and shot the other woman.

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The woman who was shot was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The suspected shooter was booked into the Douglas County Jail on suspicion of felony assault, use of a weapon to commit a felony, destruction of property and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

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