Cutting incident over alleged demand for cigarettes

OMAHA, Neb. -- Early Sunday morning, Omaha Police responded to a cutting at 2903 North 76th Street. 

When officers arrived, they found the victim, Lynn Schwerman, who was suffering from multiple superficial stab wounds. 

Police said that Schwerman said he was outside his apartment when he was approached by an unknown black male who demanded cigarettes. 

Authorities said that the suspect stabbed Schwerman and fled by foot going north. 

OFD medics were able to treat Schwerman at the scene. 

This is an ongoing investigation.