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Police: NY Man Fires Shots in AC Hotel Room

Atlantic City authorities say a man fired shots inside his room at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa then assaulted a medic who responded to the scene.

Police respond to report of gunfire inside a Borgata hotel room
Police respond to report of gunfire inside a Borgata hotel room (CBS Philly)

Police say 42-year-old Tolga Azaz, of Mt. Sinai, New York, was taken into custody Friday evening. Investigators say he had blocked the door to his room with a piece of furniture after firing the shots.

Officials say Azaz was asleep when security personnel entered the room and assaulted a female EMT when he woke up.

Investigators say they recovered three handguns from Azaz’s room.

Azaz faces weapons and assault charges. It’s not clear if he has an attorney.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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