A man accused of jumping a fence at Charlotte Douglas International Airport trying to get onto a flight to Texas has been arrested.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said 36-year-old Jovany Castillo Lugo told authorities he climbed the fence to get away from someone who had shot at him inside the airport concourse. But authorities said in a statement that they determined no one shot at Lugo.
Police said Lugo was found with a box cutter in his possession.
Police said a female companion told them she and Lugo walked around the airport perimeter before he jumped the fence.
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Lugo is in the Mecklenburg County jail on charges of trespassing on airport property and carrying a concealed weapon. It's not known if he has an attorney.