Omaha Police make arrest in November homicide

Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 1:50 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A man was arrested in connection to a homicide in November.

Omaha Police announced Monday that 18-year-old Kevin Thornton was arrested to face charges in the homicide of 19-year-old Sincere Brooks.

Kevin Thornton, 18
Kevin Thornton, 18(Omaha Police Department)

Thornton is charged with first-degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony, and attempted robbery.

The shooting took place Nov. 16 near 49th and Miami streets shortly after 3 p.m. Police found the male victim with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.