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Sheriff: 'No actual threat existed' after report of armed man prompts reverse 911 call in Waukesha Co.

Sheriff: ’No actual threat existed’ after report of armed man prompts reverse 911 call in Waukesha Co.

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Updated: 8:11 p.m. on July 24, 2019

TOWN OF LISBON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says "no actual threat existed," after a reverse 911 call was made in the Town of Lisbon Wednesday.

Officials say they received a 911 call around 2:08 p.m. from a man stating that a female neighbor had come to his residence reporting that someone was trying to kill her with a gun.

Police responded to the area of Lynwood and Avon Drive and located the caller and his female neighbor. The woman reportedly told officers that there were other residents inside her home who may be held at gunpoint.

A reverse 911 call was made to alert citizens that there was an active police presence and that they should stay inside. The Waukesha County Sheriff Tactical Enforcement armored rescue vehicle was deployed to the scene, and three additional people were ordered out of the residence.

The Sheriff's Office says after completing an initial investigation, it was determined that no actual threat existed, and the reported incident did not occur.

Authorities say an investigation is ongoing.

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Updated: 6:21 p.m. on July 24, 2019

TOWN OF LISBON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says they were called to investigate a man with a gun at a residence in the Town of Lisbon. In a tweet, they said that there is no threat to the public, but no further information is immediately available.

Posted: 2:58 p.m. July 24, 2019

TOWN OF LISBON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says a reverse 911 call has been issued in the Town of Lisbon due to a law enforcement presence near Silver Spring Drive (CTH VV) and Lynwood Drive. 

The Sheriff's Department is asking people to avoid the area. 

CBS 58 is working to learn more information.

Stay with CBS 58 on-air and online for updates in this developing story.

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