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Macy Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Assault

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Taylor Morris, age 21, was sentenced in federal court Monday in Omaha, Nebraska, for assault causing serious bodily injury.  Senior United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced Morris to 18 months of imprisonment.  There is no parole in the federal system.  After completing his term of imprisonment, Morris will begin a three-year term of supervised release. 

During the early morning hours of August 18, 2018, in Macy, Nebraska, within the Omaha Nation Indian Reservation, Morris was intoxicated and assaulted a 67-year-old male in the street.  Morris kicked and punched the victim.  After Morris assaulted the victim and left the scene, emergency personnel arrived and transported the victim to the hospital.  As a result of the assault, the victim suffered brain bleeding, a skull fracture, and a stroke. 

The case was investigated by the Omaha Nation Law Enforcement Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Updated August 16, 2019

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime