On Saturday night at around
10:30 p.m. the Dawson County Sheriff's Office received a call about a report of
trespassing and shots fired in a rural area of Gothenburg.
An officer arrived at
the scene and a woman at a nearby home told the officer that a man had been
shot and was in a cornfield.
found 47-year-old Patrick Hollis in the cornfield. The rural Gothenburg man had
suffered a gunshot wound to his lower left side.
According to their investigation
there were other male suspects involved in the incident that had also fled into
The Nebraska State
Patrol Air Wing division assisted in a search for the men but none were found.
Hollis was taken to
Gothenburg Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital
The investigation is