UPDATE: Reported gun threat at Lincoln Target

A gun threat was reported to LPD late Monday night
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A gun threat was called in at Target, 333 N 48th St., around 10 p.m. Monday night.

According to employees at the scene, they received a phone call from a customer who just left the store.

The customer said they saw a man inside Target carrying a gun in his hand.

Lincoln Police evacuated and searched the building, but did not find the man described by the customer.

Other witnesses interviewed couldn’t confirm seeing the alleged gunman in the store.

Currently, Lincoln Police are reviewing security footage. If you have any information about this incident, call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000.


Original story published Dec. 15 at 5:49 a.m.

Around 10 p.m. Monday night Lincoln Police received a call to the Target at 48th and R Streets for a gun threat.

Police say they were called by store authorities who had received a call from a customer that a man was walking around Target with a gun, but said that he was “non-threatening”.

Officers arrived on scene, evacuated the Target, and reported that they did not find the suspect. LPD says they are reviewing Target’s security footage and the investigation is underway.

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