Shooting takes place in Gering

NSP is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Gering, where a police officer shot a man who reportedly threatened officers with a gun.
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 5:13 PM CST
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - (Press release) On Thursday December 1, 2022 Gering officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of M Street regarding a male who was making statements of self-harm.

Preliminary information indicates that when officers arrived, they contacted the individual in the home. During the officers’ investigation, the individual pointed a weapon at one of the officers. The officer discharged his service weapon, striking the individual. The individual was transported to Regional West Medical Center by Valley Ambulance.

The Nebraska State Patrol was called to conduct the investigation.

Personnel from the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, National Park Service and Nebraska State Patrol assisted with the scene.

Captain Jason Rogers