“Man Accused in Omaha Shooting Held on $1 Million Bond; Victim Recounts Harrowing Experience”

By | August 10, 2023



A man accused of a shooting on Interstate 80 in Omaha, Nebraska, was held on $1 million bond in court. Charles Stuart is facing charges of second-degree assault, use of a firearm to commit a felony, and unlawful discharge of a firearm. Stuart, who suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, was not taking medication. The shooting occurred after Stuart crashed his truck and began firing a gun, hitting a passing car and injuring a driver. Stuart will appear in court again on September 18. shooting-needs-to-be-restrained-held-on-1-million-bond-during-court-appearance/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Local News 8 reported

In Omaha, Nebraska, Charles Stuart, the suspect in a shooting incident on Interstate 80, appeared in Douglas County court on Wednesday. He was held on a $1 million bond and faces charges of second-degree assault, using a firearm to commit a felony, and unlawfully discharging a firearm. The court proceedings were delayed for an hour as deputies dealt with Stuart’s disruptive behavior, which included crying and throwing objects. Eventually, he was restrained, placed on a stretcher, and transported into the courtroom. Prosecutors revealed that Stuart had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia but was not taking his prescribed medication. The shooting took place on Monday near the intersection of I-680 southbound and I-80 eastbound. After crashing his truck, Stuart removed his clothes and began firing a gun. One of the bullets struck a passing car and grazed the driver, Aaron Traynham, who is currently recovering from injuries to his cheek and eye. Stuart is scheduled to appear in court again on September 18th. Please note that this article is subject to a strict local market embargo for certain platforms..