Authorities are seeking a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting incident in Gothenburg on September 5th. A Dawson County arrest warrant was issued Tuesday afternoon for 33-year-old Levi McAlevy of Willow Island on charges of Second Degree Assault, Possession of a Deadly Weapon during a Felony, Possession of a Weapon by a Prohibited Person, Burglary and Terroristic Threats. Cozad Police Department attempted to take him into custody in Cozad Tuesday but, he refused to comply with the officer’s commands and fled in his vehicle. The Cozad Police Department advises tha McAlevy is to be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact law enforcement. McAlevy has also known as Levi Smith. The vehicle is described as a 1998 Honda Passport, green in color with Nebraska license plate “18-CJ16”.
A Gothenburg man reported to Gothenburg Police that he and a friend were sitting in the living room of his residence around 11:00pm on September 5th when a subject wearing a skeleton mask and carrying a black bag, entered the room. According to the police report, the subject pointed a handgun at the man’s face. The man knocked the gun away but, the subject pointed the gun at him again. The man knocked the gun away again and the gun fired. After a struggle the subject, believed to be McAlevy ran out the door.