A Lincoln man was arrested Sunday night after residents of a Lincoln neighborhood reported he was threatening to kill everyone with a rifle, police said.
Officers were called to the 3600 block of X Street at about 9:30 p.m. and located 29-year-old Jonathan Gouty, a news release said, and he briefly fled on foot. He was arrested and officers found the rifle he had been carrying at a nearby residence. The rifle had been reported stolen from a vehicle in October 2017 in Lincoln, police said.
"One victim observed Gouty loading ammunition into a rifle while verbalizing these threats. The victims further indicated Gouty then left walking down the nearby bike path with the rifle," Capt. Jake Dilsaver said in the release.
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Gouty was arrested for terroristic threats, use of a firearm to commit a felony, possession of a stolen firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm due to a previous conviction.