Grand Island man behind bars for alleged connection to shooting

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- A Grand Island man is behind bars after police say he shot someone. 

The call came in Saturday night that a man had been shot at 13th St and Broadwell Ave. 

Grand Island police found the victim three blocks away. 

Twenty-six year old Grand Island resident, Tyler Manka, was identified by witnesses as the shooter, but he fled the scene before police arrived.

After a short foot chase, police say he broke into a nearby home. 

Police say the family was safe in the basement and Manka barricaded himself in their garage. 

He was arrested several hours later. 

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