LPD responds to large fight in the Railyard early Saturday morning

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – One person was arrested after a large fight happened near the 300 block of Canopy Street Saturday Morning.

Lincoln Police were called to the Railyard at around 1:30 a.m. after 15 people had started a fight in the area. One individual was identified as having a handgun in his waistband. Due to having a weapon during the fight, officers prioritized his arrest.

The man, 27-year-old Jimmy Nguyen, attempted to escape authorities and hid in a construction site. He was later found by officers. It was later found out that Nguyen was a convicted felon.

Nguyen was arrested for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, possession of a stolen firearm, obstruction of a governmental operation, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana (less than one ounce).

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