Man arrested after threatening people with handgun, Lincoln Police say

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A man was arrested Friday after threatening people with a handgun, Lincoln Police say.

Just before 5:30 p.m., 51-year-old Willie Parker showed his gun to a group before threatening to shoot them, according to police.

Officers in the area later found Parker and 49-year-old April Kohl near Southwest 17th and West A Streets.

Officers then discovered a 9 mm handgun inside Kohl’s bag, police say.

Parker was arrested on suspicion of terroristic threats, possessing a firearm while committing a felony, carrying a concealed weapon and obstructing a police officer.

Kohl was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon and accessory to a felony.

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