'Cops' crew member critically injured in shootout By Leora Arnowitz Published August 27, 2014 A crew member from the long-running police reality show “Cops” was injured during a robbery on Tuesday night at about 9:20 p.m., Officer Michael Pecha, of the Omaha Police Department, told FOX411. “There was a robbery in progress, and then there were shots fired and the robbery suspect died from gunshot wounds, and then a ‘Cops’ crew member was injured,” he said. The “Cops” employee was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The incident occurred while the suspect was supposedly attempting to rob a Wendy’s. Officer Pecha had no further information about the current condition of the “Cops” crew member. The reality series has been on the air since 1989. According to Fox 42 KPTM, the show has been filming in Omaha for the past month. Spike TV did not immediately return FOX411’s request for comment regarding the crew member’s injury.