Omaha Police respond to two overnight cuttings

Posted at 3:19 PM, Sep 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-02 16:19:22-04

The Omaha Police Department responded to two early morning cuttings on Saturday. 

The first occurred near 43rd and Fowler shortly after midnight. According to a report, 39-year-old Eliseo Caal's roommate, 22-year-old Sinard Gomez, came from behind him and cut his face with a knife. 

Caal was transported to Immanuel Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and Gomez was booked for felony assault and use of a weapon. 

The second incident occurred near 24th and Harney at around 4:30 a.m. Police say the victim was standing in front of residence in the area when he was stabbed with a knife following an argument. 

The victim, who was identified as 28-year-old Steven Fowler, was taken to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment. 

The suspect has not yet been identified.