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One arrested after hoax active shooter call at Gateway Mall in Lincoln



Update: A single individual has been arrested after a false report of an active shooter at Gateway Mall on Saturday night in Lincoln.

According to the Lincoln Police Department, officers were dispatched shortly before 7:30 p.m. in response to a report of an active shooter at Ross Dress for Less.

LPD stated that officers promptly arrived on the scene after receiving information that the caller was still present in the vicinity.

Subsequently, officers identified and apprehended the caller, concluding that there was never an active shooter; rather, the call was a hoax with no actual threat to public safety.

The individual responsible for the false report was then taken into custody.

Original Report:

Authorities are investigating an event at Gateway Mall in Lincoln, Nebraska. Details are currently unavailable.

Please avoid the area surrounding Gateway Mall in Lincoln, Nebraska due to an ongoing police investigation.

We’re awaiting updates on an incident at Gateway Mall in Lincoln, Nebraska. No information about potential victims is available at this time.

For your safety, please stay clear of Gateway Mall in Lincoln, Nebraska as police respond to an incident.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.