Fight between siblings leads to threats with a loaded gun, Lincoln Police say

Christian Furtwangler Courtesy Lpd

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A man was arrested early Friday morning after fighting his brother and pointing a gun at people in his home, Lincoln Police say.

Officers were called to a home near 53rd Street and Old Cheney Road just after 3 a.m. on a report of two siblings fighting.

One of the siblings, 19-year-old Christian Furtwangler, had been pointing a loaded firearm at others in the home, according to police.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the 18-year-old younger brother beaten with blood coming from his mouth. He was taken to the hospital and treated for injuries.

No shots were fired, and officers were able to recover a 9 mm handgun from the scene.

Furtwangler was arrested on suspicion of use of a weapon to commit a felony and terroristic threats.


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