UPDATE: Suspect, 2 others dead in standoff

Posted at 11:24 AM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-13 00:42:26-05


BREAKING:    Douglas County Sheriff confirms suspect dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound, two others also dead inside home.


10:04 p.m.- KMTV reporters Kelly Bartnick and Miranda Christian hear loud popping noises coming from the area.


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9:30 p.m.-  Standoff reaches 11 hour mark, suspect still holed up in house, police continue negotiations for peaceful resolution.


8:30 p.m. - Police still talking to suspect, hoping he will surrender shortly.


7:25 p.m.-  Police continue to negotiate with suspect and convince him to surrender.

Miranda Christian @MIRanda_TV3  2 minutes agoOmaha, NE

We are approaching hour 9 since the 1st 911 call came out that lead to NW Omaha standoff. Every1 hoping it ends soon



6:41 p.m.-  Police and deputies continue to negotiate with suspect. Police bringing in lights to illuminate house.


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4:50 p.m. - 4 high-profile standoffs in 3 weeks in Omaha metro

4 p.m. - Police and deputies continue to surround the home. A neighbor says it was a calm morning until police cars rushed in.

"I'm in awe. this is a very, very close-knit neighborhood. We have wildlife out here. We never expected to see any crime out here ever. So, very shocked," said Kelli Bedel.

2:27 p.m. - Standoff at a home in the area of 140th and Miami streets continues.



1:45 p.m. - KMTV's Miranda Christian says she saw a woman walk out of the house.



1:10 p.m. - An armored vehicle moves positions at the scene. 



1 p.m. - OPS says Picotte Elementary will dismiss school at 1:15 p.m., as scheduled.

12:51 p.m. - Picotte Elementary on lockout because of nearby police activity.

12:25 p.m. – Residents in the area are advised to stay in their homes. 

12:22 p.m. - The Sheriff's Office says a man called 911 saying he had been shot and his girlfriend was being held hostage, but when deputies arrived the man barricaded himself inside.  They are still working to determine if anyone is injured.

12:05 p.m. - KMTV’s Kevin Boughton reports from 138th and Lake streets on growing police presence in the area. Firetrucks and an ambulance are also on the scene. Few other details are being released.

Noon - Live report from the scene of police investigation in 140th and Miami area.

11:48 a.m - 140th Street is blocked off from Erskine to Corby streets. Police have staged two blocks from the house.

Previous coverage:

Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a report of a shooting at a northwest Omaha church.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Omaha Police Department responded to the Convenant Presbyterian Church at 150th and Blondo streets around 10:30 a.m.

Authorities have not confirmed if anyone was injured or if shots were fired.

About 30 minutes later, police began investigating a report of someone barricaded inside a home near 140th and Miami streets.



This is a developing story. Watch KMTV Action 3 News and check for updates.