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Law enforcement responds to stand-off in Benson

Posted at 3:24 PM, Jan 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-14 16:24:16-05

A disturbance in Benson early this morning leads to a six hour stand-off.

Omaha Police and the SWAT team were called to 61st and Maple around 2:30 a.m. for a report of a man making threats. 

According to police, there was a disturbance between employees of a restaurant and a resident in an upstairs apartment.

They believed there was an armed gunman, but later determined no crime was committed.

Police and SWAT were on scene for about six hours.