Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

Law-enforcement officers swarmed Orlando International Airport Tuesday after a man allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer, authorities say. Police on scene, area contained.

According to police, there is no active shooter, and no shots were fired.

Orlando International airport has been put on lockdown, after reports of shots being fired at the transit hub.

Police clarified that no arrest had been made.

The airport tweeted that the area had been contained and there was minimal impact to operations.

OIA spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell said the man is contained in the rental vehicle area on level one of the airport.

Photos and video on social media show a heavy police presence at the airport.

All roads leading into the airport have been shut down.

Check back with News 6 for more on this developing story.

  • Leroy Wright