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OPD arrest two for driving a vehicle into a crowd; running over several people

Posted: 2:12 PM, Feb 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-25 20:12:42Z

Omaha police book two people after witnesses say a driver plowed into a crowd; sending six people to the hospital.

Officers were called to the area of 95th and Q streets around 2:45 a.m. and found injured people in the parking lot.

Witnesses say the suspect drove a crowd of people in a parking lot and ran over several of them.

Police later stopped the suspect vehicle near 84th and Brentwood.

OPD booked the driver, 23-year-old Bolis Macheik, for six counts of both felony assault and use of a weapon and one count of DUI. They booked the passenger, 23-year-old Marko Deng, for being an accessory.

Medics took three victims to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Three others went to the hospital in private vehicles.