Investigator Mario Herrera

The family of Mario Herrera is overwhelmed by the outpour of support from family, friends, our local community and people across the nation that have heard his story.   On Wednesday, August 26, Mario was shot while attempting to arrest a subject with a warrant, as part of his duty as an investigator for the Lincoln Police Department.   He is currently in critical condition at the University of NE Medical Center.   

The family initially declined having a Go Fund Me account set up, as my sister Carrie (Mario's wife) is a proud and private woman and was uncomfortable with the idea.   With some nudging, she agreed to a special account for donations through their bank, as so many people wanted to help.  While that has been a great way to allow people to make donations, we have quickly realized it may not be enough.   People from all over the country have reached out wanting to help.   We were able to convince Carrie to allow us to set this Go Fund Me page up on her behalf, to make it easier for people outside the Lincoln/Omaha metro area to make donations.      

The below photo is Mario with his wife Carrie and their 4 children (Adelina, Celia, Olivia and Carlos).



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  • John Burden 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • jason koetters 
    • $75 
    • 6 d
  • Alissa Clough 
    • $100 
    • 10 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 13 d
  • Jerry & Muriel Vidlak 
    • $50 
    • 13 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Melissa Wood 
Bellevue, NE
Carrie Herrera 
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