Police have home surrounded after downtown shooting

Police have home surrounded after downtown shooting
Nebraska Game and Parks officers on the scene of shooting in downtown Norfolk June 9, 2019.

NORFOLK — A mid-morning shooting in downtown Norfolk has sent one man to the hospital. According to Norfolk Police Captain Mike Bauer, around 9:35 a.m., a gunshot victim drove himself to the police station and was transported to Faith Regional Health Services. Police say several shots were fired and that their suspect has barricaded himself in his homeĀ  in the 700 to 900 block of Koenigstein Ave.

At this hour, Police are urging the public to avoid the area. Bauer says that due to the “act of violence” people in the area should stay in their homes until further notice. Norfolk Police are being assisted by the State Patrol, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officers, Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Stanton County Sheriff’s Department.

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