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Man In Critical Condition After Grand Island Shooting

GRAND ISLAND- A Lincoln man is in critical condition after an early morning shooting in Grand Island.

At 12:20 a.m. Thursday, the Grand Island Police Department responded to the area of Sycamore and Oklahoma Streets in reference to a shooting. On arrival, a victim was located with a single gunshot wound to his head. Lifesaving actions were taken by police personnel until emergency medical services could arrive. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Gary Zierke III. Zierke is in critical condition and was taken by life flight to an Omaha Hospital. The incident is believed to be drug related.

A suspect in the case has been identified, and the search for that suspect is still ongoing.

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