(Omaha) Omaha police booked in three men for questioning Thursday regarding the shooting of a five-year-old Omaha girl this week that was eating breakfast when a bullet struck her. Payton Bensen died at an Omaha Hospital.
Police have booked Jaylen Montgomery, 18, Vincent Hicks, 20, and Adonus Moses, 22, for theft by receiving. Police did not confirm if the men were involved in the shooting.
According to KETV news, officers think the three men stole a Jeep believed to be involved in the shooting near 45th Street and Bedford Avenue on Wednesday. Police tracked down and impounded the vehicle Wednesday near 61st and Spencer streets.
According to an Omaha police report, a black 2007 Jeep Commander, similar to the one police suspect is involved in the shooting, was reported stolen from a home burglary near 95th and Sprague streets Dec. 15.
An Omaha police cruiser and crime lab van were at Jaylen Montgomery’s apartment complex Thursday, which is the same place police found the Jeep Wednesday.
January 17, 2014