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Suspect in Grand Island homicide taken into custody

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Authorities have arrested a homeless man suspected of killing a 19-year-old in Grand Island.

Grand Island Police said in a news release Tuesday night that 24-year-old Herbey Portillo Jr. was taken into custody after he was found in a garage. Portillo is expected to be charged with first-degree murder and a weapons crime.

Portillo is accused of shooting to death Trevor Sok, who officers found wounded around 3:45 a.m. Monday at a Grand Island home.

Police said Sok died later at a hospital.

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