Offutt airman killed in apartment shooting

BELLEVUE, Neb. — An airman stationed at Offutt Air Force Base has died after being shot in the head at a Bellevue apartment.

Bellevue Police Department officials identified the victim as 23-year-old Michael Garcia.

Another airman, 21-year-old Corey Hernandez, has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

Police say Hernandez was among three men in the apartment with Garcia at the time of the shooting. It was reported just before 1 a.m. Friday.

Hernandez was being held by the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department jail.


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