A man with a warrant hit a Lincoln police officer during a chase

LINCOLN, Neb. (COLOGNE) – Lincoln Police arrested a 28-year-old man Monday morning for assaulting an officer.

LPD surrounded a residence near 19th and Sumner streets until 2 a.m. in search of an individual with several active warrants.

Police said Nathan M. Shepard jumped from a first floor window and knocked one of the officers to the ground. The officer was injured in the neck, head and hand.

Shepard then escaped from the second officer and continued to run, but other officers in the area were able to take Shepard into custody, police said.

Shepard was taken to jail and cited for third-degree assault on an officer, second-offense resisting arrest and obstruction of a police officer. Shepard’s previous warrants included a misdemeanor assault investigation, fleeing to avoid arrest and an active felony warrant.

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