Man points gun at wife who was talking loudly with friend as he tried to sleep, police say

A Lincoln man upset that his wife and a friend were talking too loudly as he was trying to get to sleep walked downstairs and pointed a gun at his wife, police said Thursday.

Shortly after midnight, Lincoln police went to a house near 33rd and Holdrege Streets to investigate the incident.

Police said a family friend and the 39-year-old man’s son fled from the house after the man threatened his wife.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, terroristic threats, use of a firearm to commit a felony and third-degree domestic assault. Officers also learned that the man had failed to update his address for the sex offender registry.

The gun, police said, was recovered from the attic.

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