OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 9:50 p.m. Friday update: Nebraska Medicine posted on social media: We received a threat and investigated thoroughly. We have not been able to substantiate the threat as of this time. Security remains on hand out of abundance of caution. We are resuming normal operations.
Nebraska Medicine tweeted the following update Saturday:
UPDATE on threat we received evening of 8/2: Campus activities are back to normal. Our security team remains vigilant as we take the safety of our patients, staff and students @UNMC extremely seriously. We thank the community for your concern during last night’s events.— Nebraska Medicine (@NebraskaMed) August 3, 2019
9:30 p.m. update: The advisory to shelter in place on the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine and Bellevue Medical Center campuses has been lifted. Security will remain on site and continue to closely monitor the situation.
Omaha police say there was no active scene and no immediate threat. Officers will remain on scene to ensure everyone's safety.
Nebraska Medicine security is advising the public to avoid the area around the UNMC campus. Nebraska Medicine received what is believed to be a credible threat stating an armed person was heading to campus.
All students and staff at UNMC and Bellevue Medical Center have been advised to shelter in place for the time being.
UNMC security and Omaha Police are on the scene.
We received what we believed to be a credible threat stating an armed person was headed to campus. We have advised all students and staff on UNMC/Nebraska Medical Center campus and Bellevue Med Center to shelter in place at this time. Security and @OmahaPolice are on the scene.— Nebraska Medicine (@NebraskaMed) August 3, 2019
Staff members and students associated with UNMC and Nebraska Medicine received this alert: