OMAHA An accused carjacker appeared in court for the first time since his arrest on Wednesday.
40-year-old Omar Burhan, also known as "Earl Rahn," was arraigned Friday morning. Burhan faces three charges stemming from a carjacking that led to a shooting, those charges include: robbery, use of a firearm to commit a felony and unlawful possession of a firearm.
A preliminary hearing was set for September, 2015.
Investigators say that Burhan met the victim, 36-year-old Elizabeth Albrecht, near South 42nd and Grover. The two knew each other, and got into the car to drive off. Police say that they only made it a few blocks to 38th and Grover when Burhan pulled out a gun and demanded Albrecht's purse. Albrecht was shot in her leg and wrist.
Burhan's bond was set at $250,000. The judge told him he is not allowed to have contact with the victim.
During court WOWT 6 News learned that Burhan works for a graphic design company on a free-lance basis.
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