Man Dies After Being Shot in His Own Home
CREATED Jul. 14, 2013
Gretna, NE - Questions still surround the shooting death of 69-year-old William Braesch. He died after being shot multiple times inside of his Gretna home. Family members believe the gun used belonged to the Braesch.
As of late Sunday afternoon, Sarpy County Sheriff's deputies were still investigating the homicide and weren't releasing many details as they continued to interview witnesses.
Action 3 News spoke with family members and friends of Braesch. They say Steve Braesch, the victim's son, is in police custody. Steve lived at the home with both of his parents. The family doesn't know of any mental illnesses, but does say Steve has a temper.
We're told William Braesch and his wife attended a wedding with their granddaughters prior to the shooting. It isn't clear if the children were home at the time of the incident. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.