Charges upgraded in Omaha shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man charged in the death of a teenager at an Omaha motel is now facing a second-degree murder charge.

Police also said Friday they had arrested a second person in connection with the case.

Twenty-year-old Mason Beaverson originally faced a manslaughter charge in the Sept. 4 death of of 17-year-old Evan Latto at a Motel 6.

Police say witnesses told investigators Beaverson pulled a gun from his waistband and shot Latto.

On Friday police booked 18-year-old Trinity Hendrickson into jail on a possible tampering with evidence charge.

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