NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) — UPDATE: Norfolk Police Division provided new details in Saturday morning’s shooting.

A suspect who was connected to a shooting early Saturday morning was taken into custody after a standoff that lasted five hours.

According to an NPD Operations Cpt. Chad Reiman, officers responded to a shooting around 6 a.m. in the 900 block of South 3rd Street on August 6.

The suspect identified as Nicholas Valbuena, of Norfolk, was sighted by officers in the 2400 block of Madison Avenue around 8 a.m. where he later barricaded himself in his residence.

Officers attempted to get Valbuena to surrender, but he refused for several hours. This led to the Madison County tactical unit entering the residence in the afternoon.

Valbuena jumped out through the window before officers entered and he attempted to flee on foot before he was caught.

Officers located and recovered a gun on the property, but they didn’t specify if it was the one used in the earlier shooting.

The investigation is still ongoing.


PREVIOUS: Norfolk police responded to shots fired that happened Saturday morning.

According to a release, Norfolk Police Division responded to a call of shots fired around 7:30 a.m. in the 900 block of South 3rd Street on August 6.

Officers arrived at the scene and determined that several shots were directed at a residence. Bullet holes were documented in the home and shell casings recovered, according to the release

No injuries were reported.

A vehicle, and person of interest, was identified and officers are currently in the area of 25th Street and Madison Avenue.

For the safety of everyone, NPD are asking the public to avoid the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.