He is a notorious Baltimore stick-up manfrequently robbing street-level drug dealers. He is legendary around Baltimore for his characteristic duster under which he hides his shotgunlarge caliber handgun and bulletproof vestas well as for his facial scar and his whistling of " A-Hunting We Will Go " when stalking the streets.
When people see or hear him approaching, they run away and will often warn others by shouting "Omar comin'! His homosexuality and privately tender nature are in obvious contrast with typical notions of machismo attached to violent criminals. He cares for his grandmother and is seen escorting her to church on Sunday mornings. Omar steadily descends into intractable conflict with the Barksdale and Stanfield organizations, initiated by his robberies.
Omar is also "Omar the wire homosexual marriage" for his close relationships with his partners and with his guardian and ad hoc banker Butchie. The character is based on Baltimore area robber and hitman Donnie Andrews. For more than ten years, Omar has made his living Omar the wire homosexual marriage up drug dealers and staying alive "one day at a time". He repeatedly demonstrates exceptional skill at surveillance and as a stick-up man and shooter, further contributing to his feared status as an efficient professional.
Omar is highly intelligent and cunning, consistently executing well-laid plans, anticipating moves and outsmarting his adversaries. He had a brother, "No Heart" Anthony, who was incarcerated for a jewellery store robbery in the early s.
After Omar, his boyfriend Brandonand John Bailey rob a stash house, Avon Barksdale puts out a contract on the trio doubling the reward once he discovers Omar is gay.
Bailey is killed, and Brandon is tortured, mutilated, and killed for keeping silent on Omar's whereabouts. He is then left in a public place so as to be seen and quickly found. In response, Omar, emotionally distraught, "Omar the wire homosexual marriage" with Detectives Jimmy McNulty and Bunk Morelandproviding key information leading to the arrest of Barksdale's soldier Birdand agrees to be a witness against him at his trial though it is unlikely that Omar was an actual witness to the crime.
Omar the wire homosexual marriage meeting with the police, he observes information which he uses to exact further revenge against the Barksdale Organization, killing Stinkum and wounding Wee-Bey Brice. McNulty and Bunk are forced to mislead Cole, the detective assigned to Stinkum's murder, in order to protect Omar.
Omar even gets a shot at Avon himself, by giving stolen drugs to Eastside drug kingpin Proposition Omar the wire homosexual marriage for Avon's pager number.
He tails Avon to Orlando's strip club, pages him and waits for him to emerge into the open. Avon narrowly escapes when Wee-Bey arrives and shoots Omar in the shoulder. Afterward, Stringer Bell offers Omar a truce, planning to kill him when he relaxes his guard. Omar who has been wired up by McNulty for the meeting realizes Stringer's duplicity and leaves town, temporarily relocating to New York City. In the last scene of the first season, he is seen robbing a drug dealer in the Bronx, merely saying that it's "all in the game, yo.
All in the game. Omar returns to Baltimore with a new boyfriend, Dante. He quickly returns to his old business, targeting the Barksdales exclusively, and connects with Tosha and Kimmystick-up artists who join his crew. Omar provides false testimony against Bird in open court as he had promised to do.
Unabashed and unapologetic about who he is, he wins over the jury with his wit. When the Barksdales' shady attorney Maurice Levy attempts to discredit Omar by calling him a parasite who thrives on the drug trade, Omar fires back that Levy is just as culpable.
Levy works intimately with the Barksdale organization as its corrupt attorney, often providing legal guidance and sensitive information.
In the end, the jury believes Omar's testimony, and Bird is sent to prison for life. While waiting to be called to the witness stand, Omar helps the bailiff with a crossword puzzle clue, explaining that the Greek god of war is called Ares.
He mentions that he was fascinated by Greek mythology in middle school. Around this time, as Stringer Bell starts making business decisions on his own for the Barksdale operation, Avon hires Brother Mouzone from New York as new muscle.
With the threat to his secret dealings apparent, Stringer arranges a meeting with Omar and tells him that Mouzone was the one who had tortured and killed Brandon. Omar finds Mouzone and shoots him once, but when Mouzone reveals that Omar had been given false information, Omar realizes he has been duped and lets Mouzone live, even calling the paramedics for him. He redirects his murderous intent at Stringer himself.
Omar and his crew continued robbing the Barksdale stashing houses, even though they are more difficult and risky than other potential targets. Tosha is killed during one such raid on a Barksdale house, and Omar contemplates giving up his war against the Barksdale organization. Bunk, investigating the deaths, makes Omar feel further guilt over the incident, giving a speech about how the neighborhood used to be closer-knit and with less violence.
And predatory motherfuckers like you. Under orders from Stringer Bell, two of Avon's soldiers open fire on Omar while he is taking his grandmother to church. Omar forces her into a taxi, but she loses her best hat in the gunfire. This blatant violation of the longstanding "Sunday truce" between rival gangs, combined with the risk Omar's grandmother was "Omar the wire homosexual marriage" in during the incident, leads Omar to rededicate himself to war with the Barksdales, though Kimmy opts out.
Avon, outraged at Stringer, forces the men responsible for the attack to buy Omar's grandmother a new hat. Meanwhile, Brother Mouzone captures Dante, and forces him to reveal Omar's hiding place.
Dante gives in, in contrast with Brandon, who never cracked. Mouzone suggests an alliance against Stringer. Brother Mouzone sets Dante free and returns to New York, while Omar is tasked with disposing of Mouzone's gun, as well as the shotgun that killed Stringer. Both weapons are later thrown into the harbor. Omar is shown to be suspicious of the severity of Dante's injuries and his release by Mouzone is the last time he is seen; it is that Omar left him for giving him up so easily.
Omar feels dissatisfied with how easy work has become after the collapse of the Barksdale organization and worries that pursuing easy thefts would make him soft "How Omar the wire homosexual marriage expect to run with the wolves come night when you spend all day sparring with the puppies?
At Proposition Joe 's suggestion, they rob a poker game, not knowing that Marlo Stanfield is participating there. While committing the robbery, Omar makes a point to take a large ring from Marlo, who had earlier taken the same ring from Old Face Andre as a debt for money owed.
Omar the wire homosexual marriage Marlo vows revenge, his right-hand man Chris Partlow convinces him to take a subtler approach.
Chris kills a deliverywoman during a staged robbery at Old Face Andre's store and instructs Omar the wire homosexual marriage to call the police and falsely implicate Omar as the culprit.
Omar is subsequently jailed. During the arrest, he is robbed by Officer Eddie Walkerwho takes the ring that Omar had stolen from Marlo. Before Omar is taken away in a police van, he is questioned by McNulty, who finds it out of character for Omar to have murdered an ordinary citizen not involved in the drug trade. While imprisoned in Baltimore City's Central Booking, Omar is recognized by other inmates he'd previously robbed, a number of whom want to kill him for the bounty that had been placed on his head.
In retaliation for an attempt on his life, he brutally stabs an adversary in the rectum as a means of warning the other inmates not to attack him. Omar reaches out to Bunk for help. Omar convinces Bunk that he would never kill a "citizen".
After having Omar the wire homosexual marriage transferred to a safer prison in Harford County calling in the favor from Ilene NathanBunk and Vernon Holley revisit the crime scene and get Old Face Andre to recant his original statement. The charge against Omar is dropped and Bunk transports him out of Harford County with a warning: Bunk threatens to bring up the unsolved murders at Omar's hands that he knew about, such as Stringer BellStinkumand Tosha if Omar was caught killing anyone else.
Omar learns that Marlo had framed him and was the one he had robbed at the card game. Omar orchestrates an elaborate and successful hijacking of Joe's entire shipment of heroin as it enters port. As he had no wish to sell drugs on the street, he sells the heroin back to Proposition Joe.
Although the heist makes Omar a lot of money, it has all of the drug kingpins ready to put a contract on his head. Omar the wire homosexual marriage Stanfield has Butchie tortured and executed while failing to learn where Omar is hiding. Omar ambushes Slim Charles and confronts him.
Omar knows that Slim Charles' employer "Proposition Joe" Stewart knew of his connection to Butchie and believes Proposition Joe may have been responsible.