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Terroristic threats investigated in Eagle by Nebraska State Patrol

Posted at 5:52 AM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 06:52:41-04

EAGLE, Neb. (KMTV) — The Omaha Police helicopter joined crews from several agencies dealing with what appeared to be a standoff in Eagle, NE.

Authorities were searching for a man accused of making terroristic threats around 6:20 p.m. Monday.

Police cruisers surrounded a house, a car dealership and a convenience store for hours.

Nebraska State Patrol shut down highway 34 in both directions in the town, which is about 15 miles east of Lincoln.

After several hours, a SWAT team executed a search warrant.

Authorities found a cell phone and a handgun, but no suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.

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