Rescue effort over on Texas Street Bridge
The Texas Street Bridge is back open after a rescue effort by the Shreveport Police Department.
It happened just before 4:30p.m. Monday.
Authorities were blocking traffic in the area after a man threatened to jump while on the bridge.
The incident shutdown both sides of the bridge.
Hostage negotiators were called to the scene.
Crews managed to coax the man off the bridge and into a medical unit.