SCOTTSBLUFF - An 18-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his left shoulder in Scottsbluff Saturday night. He was transported privately to Regional West Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Scottsbluff police say Ray Noel Camacho, Jr., of Scottsbluff, and two unidentified teenage boys, 16 and 17, are being held at the Scotts Bluff County Jail in connection with the shooting at the 1000 block of West Overland. The three suspects are charged with attempted first-degree murder, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and terroristic threats, The two teens are also charged with possession of a handgun by a minor.
According to Scottsbluff Police Captain Brian Wasson, officers responded to reports of shots being fired during a disturbance at approximately 8 p.m. The three suspects, who were known and identified by witnesses, fled the scene. The two teenagers were arrested early Sunday morning and Camacho was detained at a local hotel at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The Nebraska State Patrol, Scotts Bluff County SWAT, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office, Gering Police Department, Scottsbluff Fire Department and Valley Ambulance Service also responded to the scene and investigation.