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Omaha man accused of shooting at strangers arrested

Posted at 7:44 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 08:59:52-04

Prezident Mickens, 20, was booked into Douglas County Jail on Monday and suspicion of two counts of first-degree assault, multiple weapons charges, terroristic threats and attempted assault. 

Mickens is accused of shooting at three different strangers, hitting two of them, in broad daylight in a five-day stretch. All of them were either at their own homes or near a family members' home and all of them occurred in a one-mile radius in Northeast Omaha. 

Mickens was taken into custody within 24 hours of the third incident which happened on Friday. 

Police say Mickens threatened to shoot more people at Westroads Mall on Friday and Omaha Police connected him to the other shootings after a follow-up investigation. 

None of the victims have life-threatening injuries.