Passengers Flee Orlando Airport After Gunman Sparks Security Scare

StoryfulNewsPublished: May 30, 201722 views
Published: May 30, 2017

A man with a gun sparked a major security alert at Florida’s Orlando International Airport on Tuesday.

The <a href="https://twitter.com/MCO/status/869710282800734209" target="_blank">airport</a> said the man was spotted near the car rental area in Terminal A and the incident only posed “minimal impact to the operations.” All roads leading to the airport were shut down, according to <a href="https://twitter.com/FhpOrlando/status/869711743920078848" target="_blank">Florida Highway Patrol</a>. <a href="https://twitter.com/OrlandoPolice/status/869737414683746304" target="_blank">Orlando Police</a> later tweeted that the gunman had been taken into custody following a standoff with officers.

This video shows passengers rushing to shelter in a stairwell at the airport.

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