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Bomb squad sent to Pueblo nursing home

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Posted at 5:42 PM, Dec 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 20:50:37-05

PUEBLO — On Thursday afternoon, a bomb squad was sent to the University Park Nursing Home in Pueblo after police received a report about a suspicious package.

The situation started at around 2 p.m. when the package was found in front of the facility. A shelter-in-place was put into effect for residents inside the nursing home.

At around 6:30 p.m. the area was declared "clear" and the "suspected explosive device," was dismantled.

A person of interest was taken in for questioning. News 5 has not learned who this person was or if they are connected to the nursing home.

News 5 has a crew at the scene right now and will provide updates as they come in.

This is a developing story.

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