Suspect in Orlando Hospital Lockdown Shot Dead by Police

The situation occurred at the hospital's emergency department

The Orlando Police Department said a man who claimed to have a gun inside of a hospital has been shot and killed by police. The man was not armed.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina said the suspect did not have a gun but made movements "consistent with retrieving a firearm" after claiming to have a weapon.

Officers went to the hospital "in response to a male subject who is claiming to be in possession of a weapon," police said.

Police said the area should be avoided as the situation, though contained, is ongoing. Orlando Health said no injuries occurred.

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