Alleged Westroads shooter’s bond set at $10 Million

Pictured above: 21-year-old Kenya Jenkins charged with attempted first-degree murder.

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The alleged Westroads Mall shooter appeared in court Monday. His bond now set a $10 million.

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The suspect, 21-year-old Kenya Jenkins faces charges of attempted first-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

The Omaha Police Department says Jenkins shot at Ofc. Jeffery Wittstruck four times during a struggle, sparked after the Wittstruck attempted to detain Jenkins for allegedly shoplifting at JC Penny.

Interview with an eyewitness.

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Following a high-speed chase down I-80, Jenkins was arrested near the Waverly exit. Authorities believe Jenkins is from the Chicago area.

Wittstruck was reportedly recovering over the weekend.

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