NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KMTV) — One person was arrested Saturday morning following a standoff that lasted several hours in North Platte.
At approximately 5:40 a.m. Saturday, North Platte PD requested assistance from NSP SWAT with a suspect who was barricaded inside of a home.
According to the Nebraska State Patrol, the suspect had reportedly fired multiple gunshots while law enforcement officers were on scene. The initial contact happened at around 4:10 a.m.
After nearly five hours, the suspect, Wesley Hawkins, 51, of North Platte, surrendered without incident around 9:30 a.m.
The North Platte Police Department continues to investigate.