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UPDATE: Stabbed Officer Identified; Suspect Booked

 
UPDATE:  Stabbed Officer Identified; Suspect Booked

An Omaha police officer was seriously injured in a stabbing around 4:15 Thursday afternoon outside the Cubby's near 43rd and Redman Avenue. 

Omaha police officer Kevin Weiss tells Newsradio 1110 KFAB officers were flagged down for a disturbance over trespassing .  The officer made contact with the suspect and was stabbed. 

Weiss says the officer was taken to Alegent Creighton University Medical Center and is in serious but stable condition.

Friday morning, OPD identified the injured officer as 51-year-old Sophia Jordan, a 14-year veteran of the force. 

Police have charged Gary Jackson with attempted murder and the use of a weapon to commit a felony.

 

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