Fatal Shooting in West Valentine Tuesday March 12, 2013
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 09:42
Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott has announced that two men are dead and one wounded following an early morning incident in Valentine.
At approximately 11:50 PM on Tuesday, March 12, a Valentine Police Officer responded to a report of a shooting in which two people had been shot and a suspect identified at 230 Shore Street in Valentine. Upon the arrival of the Valentine Police Officer at the scene, the officer shot and killed the suspect, identified as Alvin T. Clark, 47, of Valentine.
Inside the home, officers found Ricky Homan, 54, of Valentine, deceased and John Malone, 76, of Valentine, wounded. Both men had been shot. Malone was transported to the Valentine Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the face. He is listed in stable condition.
The investigation into the shooting continues. Nebraska law requires a Grand Jury be convened anytime someone dies while in custody or in the process of apprehension.
The Nebraska State Patrol continues to investigate.
2 Qualify for State at District Speech Results from Gehring
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 07:05
At District Speech in Gering on March 12, 2013, the duet team of Annie Brickner and Jacy Miller qualified for state speech in Kearney on March 21st with a third place medal. Cassidy Linaberry placed 5th in Informative, and Shevelle Lee placed 6th in Entertainment. The following speech members earned Superiors: Jaycee Miller in Humorous Prose, Sydney Dunn in Poetry and Persuasive, Angela Cruz in Informative and Serious Prose, and Miranda Cherry in Poetry and Persuasive.