- Associated Press - Thursday, January 29, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The 21-year-old man accused in the shooting death of a 5-year-old Omaha girl has taken a plea deal.

KETV-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1EScL2T ) Vincent Hicks pleaded no contest Thursday to second-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He had previously been charged with first-degree murder and other weapons counts in connection to the January 2014 killing of Payton Benson.

A sentencing hearing for Hicks has been scheduled for April 3.

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Information from: KETV-TV, https://www.ketv.com



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