Tue. Sep 26th, 2023

Douglas County prosecutors in Nebraska are prosecuting a 15-year-old boy as an adult for first-degree murder.

Carmelo Wells, who is also charged with use of a weapon to commit a felony and criminal conspiracy, appeared in Douglas County court Friday morning.

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Prosecutors said he brought a gun into Omaha North High School on Aug. 30, left minutes later and drove with an accomplice to a home on Curtis Avenue.

On Friday, Omaha police said they arrested a 13-year-old boy in relation to the homicide.

Investigators said that’s where the 13-year-old entered the home, threatened a woman, then shot her 19-year-old son Alon Reed.

Reed suffered nine gunshot wounds.

The 13-year-old faces charges of first-degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony and criminal conspiracy, according to authorities.

Wells is also accused of helping the gunman leave the scene.

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