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Man with gun tried to enter US Open in NYC: source

A person tried to get via safety on the US Open with a gun, and allegedly pointed the weapon at a police officer when he was confronted, based on a supply.

The scary incident unfolded round 3:15 p.m. Saturday as the person, who hasn’t been publicly recognized, was going via safety on the famed tennis event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

When safety personnel confronted the gun-toting man, he allegedly pulled out the weapon and brandished it at a cop earlier than working towards the car parking zone, the supply stated.

No pictures have been fired and nobody was harm, based on police and sources.

Police confirmed somebody was taken into custody “within the neighborhood” of the Open, however wouldn’t give particulars.

Increased police presence at the US Open after a suspect was caught with a gun at the US Open, Saturday, Sept. 03, 2022, at The Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Queens.  (for the NY POST Photo/Larry Marano)
Elevated police presence on the US Open after a suspect was caught with a gun on Saturday.
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Fans enter the US Open through the Metal detectors as there is increased police presence at the US Open after a suspect was caught with a gun at the US Open, Saturday, Sept. 03, 2022, at The Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Queens.  (for the NY POST Photo/Larry Marano)
Followers enter the US Open via metallic detectors.
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It’s not clear precisely the place the incident befell, however a spokesman for the US Tennis Affiliation confirmed to The Submit that somebody was apprehended within the car parking zone with a gun.

The tennis championship matches proceed till Sept. 11.

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