At 10:38 pm Officers responded to the area of S 42nd and Leavenworth St for a report of a man bleeding. Officers located the male, 44 year old Greggory WHITEDRESS, suffering from apparent cutting injuries. WHITEDRESS was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center where it was determined his injuries were non-life-threatening. While Officers were investigating they learned that another victim had walked into CHI Creighton Hospital with cutting injuries. Officers responded to CHI Creighton Hospital and contacted that victim, 29 year old male, James VANDERHEIDEN who was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. VANDERHEIDEN was transported to Bergan Mercy Hospital for further treatment. Evidence indicated that both victims had received their injuries while at 4905 1/2 Leavenworth St and the cuttings were related.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app.