May 3, 2013 1:01 PM

Man Arrested After Making Threats And Fighting With Security At Churchill Downs

A man was arrested at Churchill Downs in Louisville Friday morning after he got into a fight with a security guard and threatened that he had a gun.

The incident happened at about 8 a.m. Officials say the suspect, James A. Young, 44, entered Churchill Downs property and proceed to Millionarie's Row without a ticket or going through the screening procedures.

Officials say Young sat down at a table and began threatening patrons with a gun. He was asked to leave by track security, became billigerent and refusing to leave. Young then allegedly took a swing and began to fight with security before he was detained.

No gun was found. Young is charged with first-degree terroristic threatening, second-degree criminal trespass and first-degree disorderly conduct. He is scheduled to be in court on Tuesday.


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