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Police make arrest in killing of 18-year-old in Omaha

October 26, 2021 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police in Omaha have made an arrest in the shooting death earlier this month of an 18-year-old man.

The Metro Area Fugitive Task Force arrested Justyn Wagner, 19, on Monday and booked him into the Douglas County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder and weapons counts, Omaha police said in a news release.

Wagner is accused in the killing of 18-year-old KorVanta Hill. Officers called to the scene of the shooting on Oct. 18 found Hill mortally wounded on the sidewalk. Hill died at an Omaha hospital.