NewsLocal News

Actions

Warrant obtained for homicide suspect; Omaha police asking for community help locating him

Police lights
Posted at 11:26 AM, Oct 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-05 11:21:04-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATE: Nov. 5, 2021

The suspect, Elijah Robinson is now in custody and was booked into Douglas County Corrections on charges of first-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon.

———————————————————————————————————————————————————-

The Omaha Police Department Homicide Unit said in a press release that it has obtained a felony warrant for Elijah Robinson, 18, for first-degree murder in connection to the death of KorVanta Hill.

On Oct. 18 Omaha police responded to ShotSpotter alert of gunfire near 39th and Pratt Streets. Eighteen-year-old KorVanta Hill was transported to Nebraska Medicine in critical condition where he later died.

On Oct. 25 the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force said it booked Justyn Wagner, 19, into Douglas County Corrections on charges of first-degree murder, use of a firearm to commit a felony and felon in possession of a firearm.

OPD included in its press release:

"Anyone with information on his location is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867) at www.p3tips.com or by downloading the P3tips mobile app.

Tips leading to the arrest of a wanted homicide suspect are eligible for a reward of $5,000."

Download our apps today for all of our latest coverage.

Get the latest news and weather delivered straight to your inbox.