Man accidentally fires gun, sending bullet through neighbor’s window

Published: Jul. 31, 2020 at 9:38 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police say a man cleaning his gun accidentally fired it on Thursday night, sending a bullet through his neighbor’s kitchen window.

According to LPD, on Thursday around 7 p.m., officers responded to the 2900 Block of S. 46th Street, just south of Van Dorn Street, on a report of a gunshot.

Lincoln Police talked to the 70-year-old homeowner who said that a bullet had broken his kitchen window.

During the investigation, a 66-year-old neighbor told officers he was cleaning his firearm when it accidentally discharged.

There were no injuries, and the man was cited for discharging a firearm in the city limits.

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