Man found guilty of murder, manslaughter in Omaha shooting

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

A 54-year-old man has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two people in Omaha.

A Douglas County District Court jury found Michael Nolt guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the Oct. 10, 2015, slaying of Malquan King and of manslaughter in the slaying of Arelius Hassell. He was convicted of several other charges but acquitted of attempted murder. Nolt is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 17.

Police say Nolt told his mother he’d killed some people in a botched robbery.