By Leigh Waldman, Ashly Richardson and Gina Dvorak
The man critically injured in the Westroads Mall shooting around noon Saturday died, Omaha Police said in an update about four hours later. Saturday night, police identified the victim as Traquez Swift, 21.
A trace of the two guns found by investigators at the scene revealed that suspect Brandon Scott Hole, 19, of Indianapolis, legally bought the rifles in July and September of last year, officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Saturday.
The bill, LB 271, would give judges the option of requiring drunk drivers, or others with alcohol related offenses, to do twice daily breath tests for alcohol leading up to trial. If they fail the test, they go to jail, for 12 hours the first time, 24 the second and more.
Castro didn’t say who he would endorse as his successor as first secretary-general of the Communist Party, but he previously has indicated that he favors yielding control to Miguel Diaz-Canel, who succeeded him as president in 2018.