Omaha woman convicted in gun-in-ambulance case

Nov 6, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman accused of pulling a gun on a paramedic has been convicted.

Twenty-four-year-old Justine Dubois made the pleas Wednesday to charges of threats, theft and other crimes. Her sentencing is scheduled for January. Prosecutors dropped other charges in exchange for Dubois' pleas.

Dubois was arrested July 1, accused of driving a stolen car. Officers say she appeared to have a seizure in an Omaha police car. In an ambulance taking her to a hospital, she pulled a gun and started making threats. Police say two shots were fired as Dubois and a paramedic struggled over the gun. One shot hit Dubois in a leg. The other shot caused minor wounds to the paramedic's abdomen.

Dubois admitted the gun was in the waistband of her pants.

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