DAILYKENN.com --A Nebraska man has been hosptialized after being shot in the head.
Reports say Gary Zierke, 31, was shot in Grand Island, Nebraska in May, 2020.
Apprehended is Antoine C. Johnson, 34.
Apparently Johnson believed Zierke owed him money relating to a drug deal, reports say.
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Gary Zierke the III remains hospitalized in Omaha with serious injuries, after he was shot in the head.
"He's got a long road ahead of him for recovery," Lisa Johnston said.
Johnston said her son, known to her as "Junior", will need extensive surgery.
"He's hanging in there he's struggling, he's strong though. We're all praying he makes it," she said.
Johnston said she stopped by the intersection where her son was shot, to see it for herself. Monday she made her way to the courtroom, where [Antoine C.] Johnson appeared before Judge Art Wetzel.
He was arrested after a lengthy search in cornfields near the interstate. Prosecutors say he came to Grand Island to settle a drug deal.
County Attorney Marty Klein said, "Apparently he had gotten ripped off of a large amount of cash by Gary Zierke the Third."
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