Neb. police fatally shoot man with knife lunging at woman


By Lynn Safranek
Omaha World-Herald
Copyright 2007 The Omaha World-Herald Company

A crazed Omaha man was lunging with a large knife at a woman when an Omaha police officer shot and killed him Wednesday, Police Chief Thomas Warren said today.

Officer Jerry Kassen fired a single gunshot at Robert Ventry, 20, in the right side of the chest, killing him, Warren said.

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