Horrifying moment Black Lives Matter protester is shot dead

A Black Lives Matter protester has been shot dead outside a bar in Omaha, Nebraska following a night of on Saturday night. 

Footage circulating on social media shows James Scurlock, 22, - who is black - being gunned down by a man - who is white - outside the Hive Bar.

In the video, a man in a gray shirt appears to be speaking with the victim, who is in a dark shirt and jeans. 

The person recording the video is heard yelling that he has a gun and says 'it's not worth it'. 

Seconds later two loud gunshots are heard and the videographer quickly ducks for cover. Scurlock was shot twice in the neck.

In the video, a man in a gray shirt appears to be speaking with the victim, who is in a dark shirt and jeans (left)

In the video, a man in a gray shirt appears to be speaking with the victim, who is in a dark shirt and jeans (left)

Footage circulating on social media shows James Scurlock, 22, - who is black - being gunned down by a man - who is white

Scurlock was protesting for the Black Lives Matter movement

Footage circulating on social media shows James Scurlock, 22, - who is black - being gunned down by a man - who is white

The incident took place outside The Hive Bar on Saturday before 11pm. The homicide occurred after protests ended according to the mayor

The incident took place outside The Hive Bar on Saturday before 11pm. The homicide occurred after protests ended according to the mayor

Police said they responded to the scene at approximately 11.01pm after officers reported hearing shots fired near 12th and Harney Street. 

'Upon officers' arrival to the scene of 1207 Harney Street [the location of The Hive], they found a male suffering from a gunshot wound,' Omaha Police Department said in a statement. 'The male was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center where he succumbed to his injury.'

'The Omaha Police Department is not currently looking for any suspects,' OPD added. 'Investigators are in the process of reviewing all collected evidence, video, witness interviews and conferring with the Douglas County Attorney's office.' 

Police initially said Saturday night that the suspect was at large but soon after tjhey tweeted that the shooter was in custody.

On Sunday afternoon Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said the shooter was still detained but that any booking or 'charging decision on that

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