The man accused of shooting and wounding Omaha Police Officer Paul Latschar has officially been charged with the crime. 30 year old Corey T. Allen has been charged with two counts of attempted murder in the second degree. That carries a penalty of 1 to 50 years in prison. Allen is also charged with two counts of use of a deadly weapon which carries the possibility of 1 to 50-years in prison. He also faces possession of a deadly weapon by a felon, a class III felony and carries a possible penalty of 1 to 20-years in prison and a $25,000 fine. Allen also faces possession of a controlled substance, a class IV felony which is punishable up to five years in prison or a $10,000 fine or both. A judge set bond Friday at $15-million.
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