Jury convicts man of murder for shooting outside Omaha store
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has found a 30-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and two weapons crimes in Omaha.
Douglas County District Court records say the jury returned the verdict Tuesday against Forrest Cox III. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Laron Rogers was shot on March 6, 2017, during a marijuana deal outside a convenience store.
Cox’s is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 8 to life in prison.