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Gazette Premium Content Man with assault rifle arrested in Colorado Springs hotel lobby

The Gazette - Updated: September 8, 2013 at 10:10 am

Colorado Springs police arrested a man with a loaded AK-47 assault rifle and two fully loaded high-capacity clips in the lobby of the Staybridge Suites, 7130 Commerce Center Drive, early Saturday.

At 5:40 a.m., officers responded to a call that an armed man was acting threatening while pacing the hotel lobby.

Officers observed the male in the lobby with a semi-automatic handgun in his hand.

Police then found the AK-47 assault rifle and two fully loaded high-capacity clips.

Police took Jose A. Lujan into custody. The semi-automatic weapon was reported stolen out of Albuquerque, police said.

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