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Two People Have Died After A Shooting In Superior

SUPERIOR- Two people have died as the result of a shooting in Superior Thursday afternoon. At 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, the Nebraska State Patrol was dispatched to assist the Nuckolls County Sheriff’s Office and Superior Police Department with response to an active shooter incident at the Agrex Elevator in Superior. Upon arrival, investigators located one deceased individual and multiple other victims. The reported shooter was also injured. Preliminary investigation has identified the shooter as 61-year-old Max Hoskinson, of Superior. Hoskinson’s employment with Agrex had been terminated earlier in the day. Shortly before 2:00 p.m., Hoskinson returned to Agrex with a handgun and opened fire, striking three individuals. An employee then retrieved a shotgun from an office and returned fire, striking Hoskinson. One of the victims shot by Hoskinson was pronounced dead at the scene. Another victim was transported by life-flight to a Lincoln hospital and was later pronounced dead. The third victim has been treated and released from the hospital in Superior. Hoskinson was also transported and was later pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.


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