Iowa tight end Noah Fant reportedly is fine after police said a man pulled a gun on him in an Omaha, Neb., park Tuesday evening.
Matthew Trimble, 23, is facing charges of making a terroristic threat with a firearm and possession of a concealed fire arm in a restricted location, according to an Omaha Police Department report.
The report states Trimble told Fant he held a concealed weapon, pulled out his gun He pointed it at Fant and told him to leave the park according to the report. Fant left and called police. The police idenified a man matching the description Fant gave outside a home near the Omaha park, according to the police report.
Trimble’s mother helped coax her son to talk to the police and Trimble believed Noah to be smoking marijuana and approached him, the report states. Preliminary police tests revealed Trimble’s blood alcohol content to be .147, according to police records. A gun with one round in the chamber and 11 in the magazine was found on the property, according to the police report.
Fant, who initially hesitated to press charges, identified Trimble as the man who pulled the gun on him, according to police records.
University officials said they were looking into the incident when contacted on Thursday.
Fant is coming off a true freshman season in which he caught 9 passes for 70 yards and 1 touchdown.