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UPDATE: One dead after officer-involved shooting in northeast Lincoln

Published: Feb. 20, 2021 at 10:25 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A large police presence was seen near 56th Street and Arbor Road after reports of a pursuit that ended in gunfire on Saturday.

According to authorities, a man reported he was robbed in the parking lot of a northwest Lincoln hotel by a man with a pistol, who was accompanied by a woman, at 8:39 a.m.. The suspects left the scene in a white Chevrolet Trailblazer. Shortly after, the man was alerted that his credit card was used at a gas station in northeast Lincoln. A Nebraska State trooper spotted the vehicle westbound on Superior Street near the 5500 block.

As the trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, they fled westbound on Superior Street. During the pursuit, the male suspect attempted to shoot the trooper. The trooper attempted to stop the suspect’s vehicle with an intervention technique. The vehicle came to rest along the southbound traffic lanes underneath the I-80 bridge on US Highway 77. By this time, the trooper was assisted by another trooper and Lincoln police officer.

Both the male and female suspect produced firearms and fired at the authorities. Authorities returned fire, shooting both suspects. The suspects were transported to a local area hospital by LFR. The male remains in intensive care unit, and the female was taken to emergency surgery, where she succumbed to her injuries.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a law enforcement officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the incident.

Nebraska State Patrol, Lincoln Police, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department, and Lincoln Fire and Rescue were on-scene.

A large police presence was seen near 56th Street and Arbor Road after unconfirmed reports of a...
A large police presence was seen near 56th Street and Arbor Road after unconfirmed reports of a pursuit that ended in gunfire on Saturday.(10/11 NOW)

Lanes of traffic were re-routed in both directions in the immediate area.

This is an ongoing story and 10/11 NOW has a reporter on scene. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

A large police presence was seen near 56th Street and Arbor Road on Saturday. Several...
A large police presence was seen near 56th Street and Arbor Road on Saturday. Several individuals were hospitalized due to the incident.(10/11 NOW)

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