Did Man Fire Gun to Break Up Fight?

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

We have seen it happen in movies, where someone fires a gun to break up a fight. It usually works because the actors stick to the script and they use a prop gun with blanks. On Saturday morning, however, an apparent attempt to stop a fight ended with two people being wounded.

Lincoln police say there was a disturbance outside a party near 10th and Hill Street. They say one of those attending the party, 21-year old Alen Sljivo, retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and fired twice in a possible attempt to silence the fight.

Police say he wounded two friends: A 20-year old man who was hit in the left thigh and a 19-year old man who was struck in the right calf. Sljivo immediately transported his friends to a hospital.

Police recovered the handgun from Sljivo’s vehicle. He was arrested for two counts of second degree assault and two counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 131985618 - wowt.com/a?a=131985618
Gray Television, Inc.