Two Lincoln Police Officers Injured During Saturday Morning Disturbance

Two Lincoln Police officers and a 43 year old man were injured in an early morning disturbance on Saturday.

Lincoln Police say just before 2:30, officers were called to the area of 48th and High streets for a report of a disturbance involving a man with a knife. Authorities say during the incident, one officer sustained a stab wound to the upper right chest, an area which wasn't covered by their ballistic vest. A second officer sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. Neither injury is considered life-threatening.

A 43 year old man also sustained gunshot wound to the shoulder and he remains hospitalized in critical condition at a Lincoln hospital.

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the investigation regarding the shooting, with assistance from the Lincoln Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit. The investigation remains in the preliminary stages, wit crime scene technicians from the Sheriff’s Office and Police Department processing the crime scene. 

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