ORLANDO, FL. (THECOUNT) — Orlando police have surrounded Orlando Regional Medical Center because a man inside the Florida hospital claims to have a weapon.

Orlando police tweeted the situation is “contained but ongoing.”


WFTV’s Q McCray reports from the scene that there is no access to the hospital’s emergency area.

Orlando Police @OrlandoPolice: OPD Units are currently at ORMC (ER) in response to a male subject who is claiming to be in possession of a weapon. Crisis negotiators are on scene. Situation is contained but ongoing.

Q McCray @QMcCrayWFTV #BreakingNews: Huge @OrlandoPolice presence at @orlandohealth. There is no access to the main emergency area. source

Racquel Asa @RAsaWFTV BETTER LOOK: @QMcCrayWFTV is at this breaking news at @orlandohealth on Sturtevant St at Orange Ave. Orange Ave traffic is not affected. Sturtevant St is CLOSED near the ER with @OrlandoPolice. DETOUR: use Miller St

Orlando Health confirms the heavy police presence but has not said what caused it. The hospital has also not said if there is a lockdown. No one is injured, Orlando Health said.