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Winnebago Man Sentenced for Striking Man in Head with Baseball Bat

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

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that David Snow, 39, of Winnebago, Nebraska, was sentenced on November 16, 2023, in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. United States District Court Chief Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Snow to 37 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. After Snow’s release from prison, he will begin a 3-year term of supervised release.

On January 19, 2021, Snow was at a residence on the Winnebago Indian Reservation with the victim and another witness. Snow and the victim got into a verbal altercation, which escalated to a physical assault when Snow picked up an aluminum bat and struck the victim in the head with the bat. Snow fled the residence. The victim suffered an external headwound as well as a subarachnoid hemorrhage and was hospitalized as a result of the assault.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Lecia Wright - Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney (402) 661-3700

Updated November 16, 2023