Teen shoots vehicle and passenger with realistic-looking BB gun

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Saturday morning, around 9:30, Lincoln police were called to the Kohl’s parking lot, 401 N. 81st St., on a report of a fight.

By the time officers arrived, all parties had left the scene. However, later that morning, officers were flagged down by the 16-year-old victim near 53rd and “O” streets. The victim claimed to of had a confrontation with a 15-year-old, who he knew. The 15-year-old had a realistic-looking BB gun which he used to shoot at the victim’s vehicle while cruising “O” street. The victim said his front seat passenger, also 16-years-old, was struck in the head with several BB round. Officers observed small circular injuries on the passenger consistent with these reports.

The victim claimed he later met the 15-year-old at Kohl’s and confronted him about shooting his vehicle and friend. The 15-year-old then raised the gun-like weapon and threatened to shoot the victim before hitting him in the face with the gun.

The 15-year-old was later contacted at his home and referred to the county attorney for third-degree assault, discharge of a weapon within city limits, terroristic threats, and second-degree assault. He was turned over to his parent.

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