Omaha Police: 14-year-old boy arrested in homicide case

Omaha police say a 14-year-old boy is behind bars for a deadly shooting Monday night.
Published: Sep. 6, 2022 at 12:25 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Police say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested after a man was killed.

According to Omaha Police, officers were sent to the area of 72nd Street and Country Club Road at about 7:27 p.m. Monday for a shooting.

When police arrived they found a male victim, identified as 28-year-old Mr Parker (pronounced “Mister” Parker) of Omaha.

Parker was transported to Nebraska Medical Center and pronounced dead.

Omaha Police say a 14-year-old boy found near 78th and Weber is a suspect in the case. The boy was booked into the Douglas County Youth Center for manslaughter and use of a gun to commit a felony.

Police are still investigating. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Omaha Police Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers.