Kenesaw, Nebraska, shelter-in-place issued for second time in 12hours as cops say man is walking through city with rifle

A SHELTER-in -place has been issued for a second time in twelve hours in Keneshaw, Nebraska after reports of a man walking through the city with a rifle.

Adams County authorities announced on Twitter at 10.45, they had to reissue the order in order to protect the residents.

The tweet reads: "What we know is that there is a dangerous individual that Law Enforcement feels is a threat to residents

"They are on scene-You will see various emergency vehicles throughout the area. AVOID KENESAW. We will update you when we know more."

The initial order was issued by Adams County Emergency Manager Ron Pughes just before 5:00 AM Saturday as Adams County deputies and State Patrol troopers were looking for the man.

The order was cancelled around 7:30 Saturday morning only to be reissued at 10.

Kenesaw residents are urged to stay at home and keep their doors and windows locked.

Cops also urge residents only to call 911 in case of an emergency.

In an updated post Adams County Emergency Manager said the shelter-in-place continues as they said: "What we know is that there is a dangerous individual that Law Enforcement feels is a threat to residents- They are on scene.

"You will see various emergency vehicles throughout the area. AVOID KENESAW. We will update you when we know more."

Shortly afterwards another updated post informed the residents that the area has not been deemed safe yet and that there were no known injuries at the time.

More to follow…

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