A Cleveland man (not pictured) pulled a .380 pistol out of his backpack during an argument with fellow poll workers at the Louisa May Alcott School and the 45-year-old was subsequently arrested.
Police have charged Alan Bethea with aggravated menacing, carrying a concealed weapon, having weapons under disability and gun confiscation, according to WKYC. Bethea was also in possession of marijuana at the time.
Police were called to the school for a man with a gun about 12:00 p.m. Tuesday.
According to police, Bethea did not point the gun at anyone, but he verbally threatened people.
There were no injuries reported.
After pulling the gun, Bethea ran away but was taken into custody a short time later.
Cleveland.com reports that Mike West of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections said that the polling station remains open, but officials have not said whether the incident disrupted voting as the man was taken into custody.
"We want to assure everybody that voting is being conducted as usual," he said. "It's safe to go and vote."
Voters in Ohio head to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries.
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