Omaha man arrested in connection with Tuesday shooting

One male was shot, taken to Nebraska Medicine
Omaha Police arrested a man in connection with Tuesday's shooting in south Omaha.
Published: Sep. 8, 2023 at 1:40 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police say they have arrested a man in connection with Tuesday’s shooting in south Omaha.

35-year-old Christopher Billie was booked for first-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He was also booked on possession of a gun by a prohibited person, carrying a concealed weapon (gun), and possession of drug paraphernalia from a separate investigation.

Christopher Billie, 35
Christopher Billie, 35(Omaha Police Dept.)

OPD tells 6 News officers were called to the area of 20th and Vinton around 2 p.m. Tuesday and found a 38-year-old male who had suffered a gunshot wound to the cheek. He was transported to Nebraska Medical Center and was reported to be in stable condition as of Tuesday afternoon.