Man arrested after five-hour standoff with officers, Lincoln Police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A man was arrested early Monday after an over five-hour standoff with officers, Lincoln Police say.

Around 10:05 p.m. on Sunday, officers were sent to a home near 30th and Vine Streets on a report of a domestic disturbance.

Residents in the area had seen 22-year-old Thomas Doran assaulting a female in front of their home, police say.

By the time officers arrived, Doran had gone back into his home and was seen loading a rifle.  He had been pointing the rifle out the window at the gathering group, according to police.

After a 5½-hour standoff, Doran came out of his home and surrendered himself to the police.

Doran was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault, terroristic threats, false imprisonment and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

After obtaining a search warrant for the home, officers found the rifle inside.

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