Man cited after falsely reporting gunman at Capitol

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LINCOLN, Neb. — One person was cited after making a false emergency report, police said.

Lincoln Police said multiple law enforcement agencies were called to the State Capitol at 10:33 a.m. on Tuesday.

LPD said initial reports said someone had a gun and an individual was going to jump off of the building.

While police were en route, the Nebraska State Patrol and Capitol Security started to search the building, and authorities quickly completed the search and found no threat.

LPD then contacted caller who reported the emergency.

After initially denying that he made the call, police said 27-year-old Nicholas Nelson said he was "sleep talking."

He was cited for making the false report.