LINCOLN, Neb. -- A man wanted for sexual assault of a child who is accused of starting a fire during a standoff in Lincoln is out of the hospital and now in jail.
On Monday, the Lancaster County Sheriff's office served a warrant for Veonta Hopper around at an apartment complex.
Authorities say he barricaded himself inside the lower level apartment and started a fire.
Officers entered the apartment, Hopper was combative, and he was tased.
Hopper and two officers were taken to a local hospital.
He was wanted for multiple instances of sexual assault of a child.
The alleged crimes took place between 2016 and 2019.