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UPDATE: Shooting Suspect’s Mug Shot Released

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Posted April 17, 2012

Omaha police released a mug shot Tuesday of a man arrested as an accessory to a recent homicide. They would not release any more information including whether they have another suspect in mind for the shooting death of James L. Edwards.

The 27-year old Edwards was shot and killed April 1 near 26th Avenue & Sprague Street.

On Saturday, April 14, 24-year old Apollo Cobb was arrested by the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force. They found him at an apartment north of 90th & Burt Street.



Posted April 16, 2012 at 11:00am

A 24-year-old Omaha man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the shooting death of another Omaha man on April 1.
According to police reports, Apollo M. Cobb was picked up by police around 5:30 Saturday and charged with Class 1 Accessory to A Felony.
Reports connect Cobb to the shooting death of 27-year-old James L. Edwards
Edwards was fatally wounded by gunfire near 26th Avenue and Sprague Streets.
He was taken to Creighton University Medical Center, where he later died.
No other arrests have been made.


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