Lincoln man arrested after being pepper-sprayed and restrained by homeowner

A Lincoln man is in custody after Lincoln Police say he broke into a home on the 1400 block of E Street.

21-year-old Oscar Mendoza was arrested, after LPD says he entered a home intoxicated.

Police say the homeowner then pepper-sprayed Mendoza, pulled out a gun, shot a warning shot and restrained Mendoza until police arrived.

Mendoza is facing charges of criminal mischief, trespassing and disturbing the peace.

The homeowner was not injured.



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