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Man accused of pointing gun at police officer at Orlando International Airport now contained, police say

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WESH - A man accused of pointing a gun at an Orlando police officer at Orlando International Airport has been contained, according to the Orlando Police Department.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said Tuesday that a man with a gun was taken into custody. 

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

Airport employees contacted the Orlando Police Department. A portion of the airport was temporarily locked down.

The Florida Highway Patrol is asking drivers to avoid Orlando International Airport. As of 9 p.m., the scene was still active, authorities said.

WESH 2 News will post more information as it becomes available.

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