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    Published On : Wed, May 31st, 2017
    National News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

    Armed man at Orlando airport taken into custody after standoff

    Orlando: A man with a gun at Orlando International Airport on Tuesday night has been taken into custody after a lengthy standoff in a rental car area, police said.

    “Everyone is safe,” #Orlando police tweeted.

    Earlier, police spokeswoman Sgt Wanda Miglio said officers responded to reports of a man with a gun in the terminal. No shots were fired, she said.

    A crisis negotiator spoke with the suspect, police said on their verified Twitter account before the man was detained.

    The incident took place in the rental car area of Level 1, Side A, the airport tweeted.

    There was minimal impact to airport operations, the airport wrote on Twitter. The Federal Aviation Administration website listed a ground stop for the airport, known by the three-letter code MCO. The airport said planes due to arrive there were affected. Flight tracking websites indicated some flights were still departing.

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