1 Hurt in Overnight Shooting

Rebekah Rae

1 Hurt in Overnight Shooting

By Rebekah Rae. CREATED Aug 25, 2013

Omaha, NE - Police responded to a radio call to investigate shots fired near 13th and Bancroft around 2:21 Sunday morning.  

According to police, the victim said a man drove by and fired a gun multiple times.  The victim was struck by the gunfire and went to Alegent-Creighton University Medical center, where she was treated and released. 

During their investigation, officers located the suspect, 27-year old Dusty Merrill, about a mile away.  Police arrested Merrill and booked him for use of a gun to commit a felony, possession of a gun by a prohibited person and first degree assault.