Airplane Gunman Surrenders

A gunman described as “mentally challenged” surrendered this morning after holding hostage 182 passengers and crew on a commercial jet in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Authorities reportedly boarded the plane and disarmed him. The gunman had forced his way onto the plane at Sangster International Airport and demanded that he be flown to Cuba. The 20-year-old Jamaican national was armed with a handgun and no one was wounded.