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Heavy police presence, including SWAT units, at motel in Newington

Police have not released any information at this time, however, witnesses on scene told FOX61 that police are negotiating with a man who showed a gun.

NEWINGTON, Conn. — There is a heavy police presence, including SWAT and emergency units, in Newington Thursday night.

Police officers are in tactical gear, holding long guns at the Carrier Motor Lodge on the Berlin Turnpike.

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A police armored vehicle is also on scene. 

Some of the guests at the motel have been evacuated. 

Police have not released any information at this time, however, witnesses on scene told FOX61 that police are negotiating with a man who showed a gun.

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