Eastbound lanes of Rickenbacker Causeway closed because of police activity

Police say suicidal man with gun standing under William M. Powell Bridge


MIAMI – All eastbound lanes of the Rickenbacker Causeway were closed Friday morning because of police activity in the area.

Miami police said a suicidal man with a gun was standing under the William M. Powell Bridge and threatening to harm himself.

The SWAT team and hostage negotiators were at the scene.

All eastbound lanes were closed between Interstate 95 and Virginia Beach Drive, halting traffic onto Virginia Key.

Police announced hours later that the man was taken into custody without incident.