Norfolk Man Arrested for Gun Threats Following Fight

NORFOLK – A Norfolk man faces felony charges after police say he threatened others with a gun.

Norfolk Police Captain Michael Bauer says 40-year old Lazaro Lopez was arrested Monday afternoon. Police were sent to a residence on the 900-block of Woodhurst Drive for a fight in progress. Bauer says two other men involved in the fight said Lopez pulled a gun on them as they were about to fight. The two said said they wrestled the gun away from Lopez, after which Lopez chased them off with a pipe.

Police later found the gun, which turned out to be a realistic-looking airsoft gun. They arrested Lopez for terroristic threats and a felony weapons charge. The also cited the other two, 32-year old Theron Thornton and 21-year old Derrek Tilden, for assault.