Garry Gernandt was rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon
Update - Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen tells 1110 KFAB news that Gernandt will spend the night at Creighton University Medical Center for observation. He will likely be released tomorrow.
KFAB news spoke to Carrie Murphy, Communications Director for Mayor Jean Stothert. She tells 1110 KFAB Gernandt was attending a grant ceremony at Spring Lake Park Wednesday afternoon when he complained about not feeling well.
Murphy says Gernandt was already in the back of an ambulance when she and Mayor Stothert arrived. Councilman Pete Festersen says Gernandt complained about chest pains before being rushed to Alegent Creighton University Medical Center.
KFAB News spoke to Medical Center spokesperson Kathy Niver. She says Gernandt complained about some discomfort and wanted to be checked out.
Gernandt is 67 years old.