Gunman In Car Wounds Southeast Nebraska Deputy



HUMBOLDT, Neb. -- Law enforcement agencies are combing southeast Nebraska, looking for a car carrying someone who shot a sheriff's deputy.  The shooting happened about 2:45 a.m. Monday on Richardson County Road 717 near U.S. Highway 75, northeast of Humboldt.  Richardson County Sheriff Randy Houser says the deputy had noticed a stopped car, so he approached to offer help to the people inside. Houser says several shots were fired from inside the vehicle, which then sped away.  The deputy gave a chase but soon stopped when he noticed that one of his arms had been hit by a bullet.  KFOR's media partner, 10/11 News, is reporting that the deputy, Josh Nincehelser, is recovering at a Lincoln hospital.  The Nebraska State Patrol and other agencies are still looking for the suspect, described as a non-English speaking Hispanic man, driving either a silver or tan Dodge Neon.
 

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Locations : NebraskaSoutheast Nebraska
People : Josh NincehelserRandy Houser
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