Police make arrest in Omaha mall shooting that killed man

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say they’ve made an arrest of a man wanted in a shooting outside a midtown Omaha mall that killed another man and injured a woman injured.

Omaha police say in a news release that the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force arrested 19-year-old J’Maun Haynie early Thursday morning on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder, second-degree assault and other counts.

The shooting happened late the night of Sept. 12 in the Westroads Mall parking lot outside Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Arriving officers found 18-year-old Franco Vasquez and an 18-year-old woman shot.

Vasquez died at the scene. The woman was taken to a hospital with critical injuries, but survived.

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