Woman arrested after walking into Empire State Building with loaded weapon

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Woman arrested for entering Empire State Building with loaded gun
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A woman was arrested for entering the Empire State Building with a loaded gun.

MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- A woman was taken into custody after walking into the Empire State Building with a loaded weapon on Sunday.

The incident happened around 11 a.m.

Police say 37-year-old Justina Shealer of Auburn, Pennsylvania, walked into the tourist attraction with a loaded weapon.

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She was taken into custody without incident.

Shealer has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon.


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