2 dead in Nebraska Sonic Drive-In filming


Two people were killed and two others injured in a shootout on Saturday night at a Nebraska Sonic Drive-In, authorities said.

Bellevue Police Department officers were called to the restaurant at around 9:23 p.m. regarding a possible bomb inside a moving truck in the parking lot, the police said.

The bomb squad has been dispatched, Lt. Andy Jashinske of the Bellevue Police Department said at a press conference.

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He said there was a truck “and maybe fireworks or some type of device” in the restaurant parking lot. “We’re still trying to figure this out,” he said.

A minute later, the call was updated to involve a shooting. Officers found four people with gunshot wounds, police said.

Two people were taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center and two others were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Details on the identity, age and conditions of the victims were not provided by police.

A suspect was quickly taken into custody, police said. The identity of this person has not been disclosed to the police.


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