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UPDATE: 2 teen suspects arrested in connection to 2021 homicide; another teen suspect was arrested last year

The teenagers were arrested with help from the U.S. Marshals
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Posted at 9:20 AM, Mar 13, 2021
and last updated 2022-06-30 11:45:49-04

UPDATE 6/30/2022

According to Omaha police, two felony arrest warrants were obtained Wednesday by the homicide unit for suspects in the March 2021 homicide of Larry Thompson.

With help from US Marshals Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force and the US Marshals Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force, a 16-year-old and a 15-year-old were arrested for their felony warrants.

Both are charged with 1st Degree Murder, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, and Criminal Conspiracy. 

UPDATE 6/25/2021

OPD says that its detective identified and arrested the suspect in this case.

A 15-year-old male juvenile was booked into Douglas County Youth Center for the charges of First Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.

PREVIOUS STORY 3/13/2021

The Omaha Police Department is investigating a homicide.

Police responded to a Shotspotter activation just after 8 p.m. Friday and found 59-year-old Larry Thompson suffering from apparent gunshot injuries in front of 3203 N 28th Ave.

Thompson was brought to Nebraska Medical Center but later died from his injuries.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867)

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