OMAHA, Neb. – Authorities have arrested five men as they investigate an Omaha neighborhood shooting tied to the death of a 5-year-old girl.
Three men — Vincent Hicks, Jaylen Montgomery and Adonus Moses — are charged with theft by receiving in connection with a stolen car in December. Police believe the car is linked to a Wednesday morning shooting in north Omaha involving several people. A stray bullet from the shooting hit 5-year-old Payton Benson about a block away.
Two other men — Shaun R. Murph Jr. and Kevin Peak — face separate charges. Murph is charged with possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person. Peak is charged with possession of a stolen firearm.
Bail was set at $1 million each during arraignment hearings Friday. Court records do not list attorneys.