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March 3, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Scott Baldwin, a 22-year-old Nebraska running back accused of beating a woman during an unprovoked attack, was released from a Lancaster County jail and taken to a mental health facility. Baldwin posted $10,000 bond.
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December 3, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Former Nebraska football player Scott Baldwin must be transferred to a state mental hospital and supervised whenever he goes outdoors, a judge ruled. Baldwin, 23, has been treated at two Omaha hospitals for mental problems. He was paralyzed from the chest down in September, when he was shot during a scuffle with Omaha police.
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September 10, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Two female police officers involved in a weekend shooting of former Nebraska running back Scott Baldwin acted appropriately, Omaha Police Chief James Skinner said. Skinner said that officers Anna Doyle and Peggy Truckenbrod followed standard police procedure in the events leading up to the shooting. Baldwin was shot by Doyle during a struggle last Saturday night. He has a complete spinal cord injury and might be paralyzed permanently.
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November 26, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Scott Baldwin, a former Nebraska football player who was shot and paralyzed in a scuffle with police a few days after he quit taking court-ordered medication, should be put in a state mental hospital, a Lincoln, Neb., prosecutor told a court in asking that Baldwin be transferred to Lincoln Regional Center.
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February 16, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Doctors in Lincoln, Neb., said a woman allegedly assaulted by Nebraska football player Scott Baldwin is progressing but her brain damage was severe. Gina Simanek, 23, suffered head injuries and a separated shoulder when she was assaulted Jan. 18 outside her apartment. Baldwin is charged with first-degree assault and assault of a police officer.
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November 26, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Scott Baldwin, a former Nebraska football player who was shot and paralyzed in a scuffle with police a few days after he quit taking court-ordered medication, should be put in a state mental hospital, a Lincoln, Neb., prosecutor told a court in asking that Baldwin be transferred to Lincoln Regional Center.
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October 20, 1992
Sens. Bob Kerrey and Jim Exon and Rep. Peter Hoagland of Nebraska asked the Justice Department to investigate whether a former Nebraska football player's civil rights were violated when he was shot by two Omaha police officers. Former running back Scott Baldwin, 23, was shot Sept. 5 during a scuffle with two police officers and paralyzed from the waist down.
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September 8, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
No charges will be filed against former Nebraska running back Scott Baldwin or the police officers involved in the shooting that might have left him paralyzed from the waist down. Douglas County (Neb.) Attorney Jim Jansen said Monday that charges won't be filed against Baldwin, nor was there apparent wrongdoing by the two officers involved in Saturday's shooting in which police responded to a 911 call that indicated Baldwin jumped out of a car and later was seen walking nude on the street.
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September 7, 1992 | GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was only a few weeks ago that Nebraska Coach Tom Osborne delivered an upbeat, optimistic progress report on Scott Baldwin, a former Cornhusker running back whose then-undiagnosed mental illness had already led to one tragedy--the vicious and unprovoked beating of a Lincoln, Neb., woman last January.
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September 6, 1992 | From Associated Press
Former Nebraska football player Scott Baldwin was shot by an Omaha police officer late Saturday and was in critical condition at a Omaha hospital, police said. Baldwin, 23, was found not responsible by reason of insanity in the beating of a Lincoln woman in January. Police Chief James Skinner told the Omaha World-Herald that an officer was involved in the shooting. Skinner said the homicide unit was at the scene of the shooting at a carwash.
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September 3, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A Nebraska football player found not responsible by reason of insanity in the beating a woman may go to school and live in Lincoln but will be closely supervised, a judge ruled. The judge said running back Scott Baldwin was still dangerous because of mental illness and committed the 23-year-old player from Roselle, N.J., to a mental health center in Omaha under a hospital-supervised outpatient treatment plan.
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