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Foxwoods Casino on lockdown after officer-involved shooting

An officer-involved shooting was reported at the parking garage of the Fox Tower hotel at Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Douglas Healey/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 1:59 PM

Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut went into lockdown after an officer-involved shooting on the property.

Connecticut State Police confirmed to the Daily News that they were investigating the shooting along with tribal police in Mashantucket and that at least one officer was involved.

Officials in the city told WWLP that the shots were fired on the fifth floor of the parking garage for the Fox Tower hotel.

Those at the casino posted on social media they were not allowed to leave and heard ambulances.

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It was not immediately clear if anyone was wounded in the shooting.

Connecticut State Police say that there is no active shooter and no threat to public safety.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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