Omaha Elementary School Put on Brief Lockdown After Shooting

Posted 6 months ago

By Scott Carlson

school-lockdown(AP) — An Omaha elementary school was briefly placed on lockdown as authorities investigated a nearby shooting.

Omaha police say they found a man with a gunshot wound Thursday morning near Wakonda Elementary School in the city’s north side. He was transferred to a nearby hospital in critical condition, though officials say his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Authorities say they placed the school on lockdown as a precaution.

Additional information about the man’s condition has not been released.