VALENTINE, Neb. (AP) — Two men are dead and another has been hospitalized in
shootings that involved a police officer in the northern Nebraska town of
Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott said that a Valentine police officer
responded to a report of a shooting just before midnight Tuesday. Scott says
the officer arrived to find 54-year-old Rickey Homan dead, 76-year-old John
Malone shot in the face and a suspect at the scene.
Scott says the officer shot and killed the suspect, identified by officials
as 47-year-old Alvin Clark, of Valentine.
Authorities say Malone was taken to a Valentine hospital and is listed in
Nebraska law requires a grand jury be convened anytime someone dies while in
police custody or in the process of being apprehended.