MIAMI, FLORIDA (ALBOENEWS)  —  Police have shot a man allegedly wielding a knife at Miami airport, accordng to AP News. The man was trying to get into an airport terminal from a runway.

Residents of Miami are evacuating ahead of Hurrican Irma’s arrival and the incident led to the closure of a portion of the airport.

Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez says, “We do not believe this is related to a terrorist incident at all, but we are not ruling that out because it is early.”

Officers shot the man when he ran into a room and attempted to escape through the ceiling. The suspect was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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