The Nebraska Radio Network has learned that a hostage situation has ended in Kearney. Affiliate KHAS says a man entered a bank in Kearney this morning around 11 central time and took about 30 or 40 hostages. The suspect, who is believed to be a former television station employee in the area held a gun to one woman’s head.
He demanded cameras so that he could air his grievances. Many of the hostages escaped out of the side door and it is not believed there is any injured.
Reports say police found a Shotgun and Machete at the scene during the investigation.
22 year old Jonathon Buckley is under arrest.