Stabbing, arrest at Omaha shelter

Omaha police make a quick arrest after a man was stabbed at the Siena Francis homeless shelter.
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 8:28 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police say a 51-year-old man was assaulted and stabbed at the Sienna Francis House men’s shelter just before 8 p.m. Monday.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

The shelter is located at 17th and Nicholas streets.

Officers found a suspect and interviewed him. Kris Minickler, 64, was booked into the Douglas County Jail for first-degree assault and use of a weapon.