At 3:45 p.m. Monday Omaha Police responded to the Nebraska Medical Center to investigate a cutting. Officers made contact with the victim, 19-year-old Brandon Moreno-Benitez, who said he met a male at a residence in the 5700 block of North 39th Street to purchase gaming equipment. The suspect, a black male in his teens, attempted to take money from Moreno-Benitez and then stabbed him. The victim's injuries are not life threatening.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP (7867) at www.p3tips.com or by downloading the p3tips mobile app.