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Suspect in fatal shooting of teen in court Wednesday

Posted at 7:14 AM, Sep 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-27 19:00:29-04

The Omaha woman who allegedly shot Shadaisja Hill, 15, appeared in court for the first time Wednesday. 

Catessa Barnum, 25, was ordered to be held on $500,000 bond for first-degree felony assault and use of a weapon to committ a felony. 

Shadaisja's mother Porcha tells 3 News Now Barnum opened fire near 36th and Lake Saturday and a bullet hit her daughter. Shadaisja was taken off life support Tuesday night. 

According to court documents, Barnum and Porcha Hill, 33, have a long history of civil disputes, including threats made toward each other.