State v. Hickey

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State v. Hickey

Case Number
Court Number
Call Date
June 12, 2019
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-18-0351, State of Nebraska v. Shantrell A. Hickey (appellant)

Lancaster County, District Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorney for Appellant:  Joe Nigro, Nathan Sohriakoff (Lancaster County Public Defender’s office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Austin N. Relph (Attorney General’s office)

Criminal Action:  discharge of firearm and use of a weapon to commit a felony

Action Taken by Trial Court:  A jury found Hickey guilty of both of the offenses listed above.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  On appeal, Hickey assigns that the district court erred in (1) admitting testimonial statements from a recorded police interrogation into evidence, (2) permitting the State to introduce hearsay statements, (3) denying his proffered jury instructions, (4) applying unconstitutional special legislation, (5) allowing law enforcement officers to identify Hickey as the shooter depicted in surveillance video footage, and (6) finding sufficient evidence to support the convictions.

Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
Panel Text
Riedmann, Arterburn, and Welch, Judges