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Police search for second suspect after foot chase in southeast Omaha

Officers respond to report of two armed men near 21st and Pacific streets.
Officers respond to report of two armed men near 21st and Pacific streets.(wowt)
Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 8:21 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police are leaving the area near 22nd and Pierce streets after searching for a man who they believe is armed after receiving a call Monday about two armed men walking in the area.

Officers used a K-9 and a drone in their search efforts but were unable to find the second person.

The call regarding two armed men walking in the area came in just before 7 a.m.

When officers responded, the two men took off and led officers on a brief chase. One was tased and arrested after allegedly trying to throw a gun in a backyard, while the other was able to evade police. It is believed the second person is also armed.

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