Man arrested two weeks after shooting at victim

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) –A suspect who shot at a woman has been taken into custody.

Wednesday, Aug. 26, around 5 a.m., the 46-year-old victim reported that a 66-year-old acquaintance named Theodore Buford Jr. had knocked on her door with what sounded like a hard object. He then proceeded to point a gun and fire a shot in her direction, before leaving in his car.

Lincoln police found a bullet hole in the victim’s wall consistent with her description of events.

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, police were performing a welfare check at the victim’s residence at the 1900 block of Euclid Ave.  While speaking with the victim, Buford arrived on scene and was taken into custody.

He was arrested for terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony. Buford also turned over a 22 caliber revolver to the police.

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