According to a report from the Omaha Police Department Noah Fant says he was in the park on Tuesday evening when a man approached him, pulled out a handgun, pointed it at him and told him to leave the park. Fant says the man told him that he had a permit to carry the weapon.
The man is being charged with one count of Making a Terroristic Threat with a Firearm.
Fant appeared in eight games for the Hawkeyes last year. The tight end caught nine passes for 70 yards and one touchdown.
Here's the police report: