Nebraska Medicine lifts shelter in place advisory after reported threat on campus
Nebraska Medicine received what is believed to be a credible threat stating an armed person was heading to campus. Nebraska Medicine security advised the public around 7:30 p.m. Friday to avoid the area around the UNMC campus.
All students and staff at UNMC and Bellevue Medical Center had been advised to shelter in place for the time being.
Around 9:30 p.m., the advisory to shelter in place on the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine and Bellevue Medical Center campuses had been lifted.
Security remained on site and continued to closely monitor the situation.
Omaha police say there was no active scene and no immediate threat. Officers will remain on scene to ensure everyone’s safety.
Nebraska Medicine posted on social media: “We received a threat and investigated thoroughly. We have not been able to substantiate the threat as of this time. Security remains on hand out of abundance of caution. We are resuming normal operations.”