Shooting near Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge in Omaha

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OMAHA, Neb. - A shooting forced police to close public access to the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge in Omaha early Thursday morning.

Douglas County dispatch tells our sister station WOWT 6 News that one person was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Omaha Police said shots rang out about 2 a.m. when a large crowd was gathered near the bridge. Police did not immediately have any information about a description of the gunman.

Access to Riverfront Drive was blocked off near the bridge until about 6:30 a.m..