ATLANTIC CITY - A New York man is under arrest after he was found armed after assaulting an emergency medical technician inside a Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa room Friday night.
At 6:52 p.m. police responded to a call from casino security about a man detained inside a 17th floor hotel room with a gun.
The suspect, Tolga Azaz, 41, of Mt. Sinai, NY, failed to check out of his room earlier in the day, police said.
When hotel security went to check on the room, the door was blocked by a sofa.
They eventually broke into the room and found Azaz asleep on the couch.
AtlantiCare emergency medical technicians attempted to check on him but Azaz woke up and allegedly assaulted a female technician, police said.
After security detained Azaz, they found a handgun in his waistband. A further investigation found shell casings on the floor and two more loaded handguns. The hotel room was damaged by gunfire that occurred before security entered the room.
The investigation into when those shots happened is ongoing. No injuries were reported.
Azaz was transferred to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City for an evaluation. He remains under police guard and was charged with three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon and aggravated assault on an EMT.
No bail information was available Friday night.