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Peaceful Ending To Standoff Situation In Southwest Lincoln

LINCOLN–(KFOR July 7)–A standoff situation in southwest Lincoln on Wednesday morning ended peacefully, as a man wanted on a warrant refused to surrender.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Metro Fugitive Task Force served a warrant at a home in the area of 1st and “A” Street and the man wanted refused to come out.  According to a deputy on scene, the standoff was outside an apartment in the area.

Neighbors were forced to shelter in place during the standoff and the blocked off the area shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday, and a number of law enforcement officials were on the scene.  However, the person wanted came out peacefully and was taken into custody.

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