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Baltimore TV station evacuated after man says he has a bomb

Baltimore TV station evacuated after man says he has a bomb

Police could see wires jutting from the suit and feared that he might have his finger on a detonator, said TJ Smith, a spokesman for Baltimore police.

A man involved in an apparent bomb threat at a Baltimore TV station has been shot, WBAL-TV reported Thursday.

The man tried to give employees a flash drive, saying something about what's going on in the news and saying that he needs his video shown. Officers communicated with him through a robot created to detect explosives, but the man continued to refuse to cooperate with police. Police are interacting with him and manipulating his body using a bomb-handling robot. The man has some type of device in his hand, so a sniper shot him, police said. Police don't yet have a motive.

A man who television station employees say threatened to blow up their workplace is now lying on the ground outside the station following several loud bangs.

He said it's not unusual for people to visit the station trying to get their message across, but what happened here is: a man wearing a mask and sunglasses entered and said he had a bomb. "He compared it to the information found in the Panama Papers", Tomko said, referring to a massive leak of offshore financial data.

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The station said it evacuated the building after the bomb threat and a fire.

Police credited the work of staff like Apostolidies for surreptitiously calling 911 and facilitating a safe and orderly evacuation.

Fire crews were also called to extinguish a fire "which appeared to have been set in the gas tank of a vehicle parked in the station lot".

Smith said the man walked into the lobby of a Fox television affiliate on Thursday and made a complaint about the government.


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