Police take person into custody after incident at southwest Omaha home

Published: Dec. 29, 2021 at 4:29 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police said they took one person into custody Wednesday afternoon after an incident in a southwest Omaha neighborhood.

OPD said the initial call came in at 3:42 p.m. about a possible hostage situation at a residence near Wier Street and 197th Avenue, west of 192nd and Q streets.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the call, later confirming to 6 News that it was not a hostage situation but a mental illness episode.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News for updates.

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