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Three wounded in separate weekend shootings in Omaha, Bellevue

Three wounded in separate weekend shootings in Omaha, Bellevue

Authorities are investigating separate shootings that left three people wounded over the weekend.

On Sunday, a shooting at the Brent Village Apartments in Bellevue left a man critically wounded. He was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center. The shooting was reported just before 6 p.m.

About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, police arrived at a home near 33rd and Sprague Streets, where they found Mark Broadway, 55, with gunshot wounds. 

Deron Gatus

Deron Gatus

Police found suspect Deron Gatus, 36, in a vehicle near 22nd and Ohio Streets. He was taken into custody after a short pursuit. 

Gatus was arrested on suspicion of first-degree felony assault, use of a weapon to commit a felony, possession of a gun by a prohibited person and felony flight to avoid arrest. 

Broadway was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The second shooting took place around midnight at a home near 98th Avenue Circle and Mockingbird Drive. 

Malik Williams

Williams

Officers found Lonnie Williams, 46, with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police identified the suspect as 19-year-old Malik Williams, the son of Lonnie Williams. Malik Williams was arrested on the scene and was booked into the Douglas County Jail on suspicion of first-degree felony assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. 

Investigations are ongoing for both shootings.


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Nancy Gaarder helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow her on Twitter @gaarder. Email: nancy.gaarder@owh.com

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