An armed man who allegedly broke into a Bellevue apartment was shot and killed Saturday night. Thursday morning bond is set for two young men arrested for aiding the dead suspect in the robbery.
Police say one of the occupants of the apartment near East 19th Avenue and Main Street confronted 21-year-old Tyrell Dalia of Omaha, who was holding a handgun, and shot him just before 9 p.m.
Police said Dalia was there with his 19-year-old brother Kendrik as well as 19-year-old Jordan Wesley Thompson and an unnamed fourth suspect.
Kendrik Dalia and Thompson have been booked for Robbery.
Kendrik Dalia bonded out, but was brought back in on more charges. He now has a bond of $500,000.
The bond for Thompson is set at 10 percent of $100,000.
Investigators say Tyrell Dalia had entered the apartment through a bedroom window, armed with a stolen handgun.
The search continues for the fourth suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Sarpy County Crime Stoppers at (402) 592-STOP or Bellevue Police at 402-293-2775.
Sean Sammons told WOWT 6 News that several of his friends were in the home when Dalia broke in. None of his friends were injured during the incident. "Makes me happy to know that none of them are injured or possibly dead. It's the first time I've heard of something like this at all."
Sammons said he's not surprised his friends were able to defend themselves. He said they started keeping a shotgun by the door after a previous break in. "I don't think they're going to be living here much longer. I think they'll be moving to a different place."
Investigators took a shot gun out of the home as part of their investigation.
Neighbors in the area said they heard what sounded like a loud bang and officers arrived not long after. Most of them said they had no reason to think it was a gun shot, since the neighborhood is generally safe.
"Mainly it's just kids getting in an argument," Rory Merkley said. "That's about all it is. Other than that I would have never expected this."
Court records show that Dalia was out on bail while awaiting trial for a January incident. He faced two felony charges for trying to escape from police after officers broke up a dispute between him and his ex-girlfriend.