LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – A Lincoln man was arrested following a two-hour standoff with police in the Airpark area on Monday afternoon.

At 3:22 p.m. Monday, officers were dispatched to a home near NW 54th & West Superior Street. A caller reported that their neighbor, George Looschen III, 33, was outside his residence shouting and brandishing a handgun.

The neighbor and his family fled their residence and told police they feared for their safety.

Officers arrived and observed Looschen III in his garden. Officers contacted him by phone to try to speak to him, but he refused to cooperate. Due to the presence of firearms, the Lincoln Police Department SWAT team was deployed. After about two hours of negotiation, Looschen III was arrested without further incident.

Officers recovered a .380 caliber handgun, drug paraphernalia and suspected MDMA pills. Looschen III was arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Violation of Harassment Protection Order.