OMAHA (KPTM)- Omaha Police believe two robberies that happened moments before a deadly shooting at a fast food restaurant Tuesday night, are connected. Police say Cortez Washington was shot and killed during a robbery at a restaurant on Dodge Street. Washington and Bryce Dion were killed after police say officers opened fire on Washington, who was firing with an airsoft gun. Dion was a crew member for the television show "COPS" which has been filming in Omaha for the last month. Police say officers were originally called to the area for a robbery at another fast food restaurant. Police believe Jeneva Arias and Cortez Washington were working together. Police say Arias held up a restaurant moments before the robbery at the restaurant where Washington was shot. Police say they found evidence from the earlier robbery in Washington's car. Arias is being charged with Robbery.
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