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NY man arrested at Borgata after gun found in room, EMT assaulted

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ATLANTIC CITY - A New York man was arrested Friday evening after police responded to a call from Borgata Security in reference to a male detained inside a guest room on the 17th floor for possession of a handgun.  

Borgata security responded after Tolga Azaz, 41, of NewYork, failed to check out of his guest room. Officials say the door appeared to be blocked with an object, later determined to be a piece of furniture. 

Upon entry into the room,  Mr. Azaz was located asleep on the sofa. 

Prior to Azaz waking up, medics were called to the scene to evaluate him for any injuries. Azaz allegedly assaulted the female EMT after he woke up.

During the investigation, police discovered shell casings on the floor, two more loaded handguns, and a handgun on Azaz's waist. Officials also say the guest room sustained property damage from gunfire "prior to" the room being entered by security. There was no gunfire after entry was made into the room.

No guests were injured.

Azaz is being charged on 3 counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, and 3 counts of aggravated assault on an EMT.

No bail information was available Friday night.

Investigators have not yet revealed what prompted Azaz to open fire inside the room earlier in the day.

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