Multiple people have been injured and one person has been arrested following an active shooting and explosion at a Sonic restaurant in Nebraska as flames engulfed a vehicle outside.
In a media briefing Sgt. Andy Jashinske with Bellevue Police said the bomb squad is at the scene as of 12.30am Sunday and checking for more potential devices after the blast inside a U-Haul outside the eatery.
‘There was a truck with some fireworks or some type of device,’ he said.
A SWAT team has surrounded a Sonic restaurant in Nebraska after reports of an active shooter as flames engulfed a vehicle outside
A video showed a huge fire outside the restaurant in Nebraska
‘At this point, we are not actively looking for additional individuals involved, but I can’t rule that out,’ he added.
Several people are injured but he failed to provide details on their conditions.
Emergency crews responded to the Sonic in the 1300 block of Cornhusker Road in Bellevue around 9.23pm Saturday.
Police vehicles are seen above outside the Sonic restaurant on Saturday night
A SWAT team swooped in as more then 20 law enforcement vehicles reportedly responded to the scene along with six ambulances.
Bellevue Police tweeted: ‘A large police presence for an active investigation near 15th and Cornhusker. AVOID THE AREA. MORE UPDATES TO FOLLOW.’