WATERLOO — A Waterloo fitness center was briefly evacuated Thursday afternoon after a woman allegedly threatened to harm herself with a gun.
The weapon turned out to be a BB gun, and the woman, a former employee, was taken to a MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center for an evaluation.
Police and paramedics were called to Planet Fitness, 2060 Sovia Drive, shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday.
Patrons fled the building through the back door, and officers detained the woman a short time later, according to police.
No injuries were reported.
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