Evidence markers surround a Jeep at the DJ's Dugout location at 777 N. 114th St. Demetrius A. Johnson was killed and Christopher Grutel was wounded in a shooting at the bar late Saturday night.

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OMAHA — A 20-year-old man was killed and another man suffered a minor injury during a shooting Saturday night at a west Omaha sports bar.

Demetrius A. Johnson of Omaha died from his wounds, a police spokesman said Sunday. Christopher Grutel, 20, of Omaha was shot in the foot, the spokesman said. 

Police were called for a report of a shooting just before 11:30 p.m. at DJ's Dugout, 777 N. 114th St., and learned that two people were taken by private vehicles to Omaha hospitals. 

Johnson was taken to Methodist Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Grutel was taken to Nebraska Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his right foot.

Steve Herrman, the general manager, said the bar had been packed Saturday night for the Terence "Bud" Crawford fight and that everyone appeared to be having a good time before shots rang out in the parking lot, he said. 

"It all happened outside in the parking lot," Herrman said. "It was a pretty fun night until that incident occurred."

Johnson's death marks the 27th homicide of the year in Omaha.

This article originally ran on omaha.com.


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