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Omaha police arrest 15 year old for March shooting death

June 26, 2021 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection to a man’s March fatal shooting.

Police arrested the 15 year old Friday for first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony in the shooting death of 59-year-old Larry Thompson, the Omaha World-Herald reported.

Officers on March 12 were called to a north Omaha neighborhood where they found Thompson, of Omaha, suffering from gunshot wounds, police said in a news release. Thompson was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.

The 15 year old has been detained at the Douglas County Youth Center.