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Man faked active shooter situation at Disney World in YouTube stunt, police say

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Police in Orlando say an Arizona man caused a panic at a Disney resort by going around telling people about an active shooter—all so he could record their reactions for his YouTube channel – May 31, 2018

An Arizona man has been sentenced to three days in jail after deputies say he falsely told guests at a Walt Disney World resort there was an active shooter on the property as part of a YouTube stunt.

Orlando television station WKMG reports that authorities found 22-year-old Dillion Burch was telling that lie to guests at the Contemporary Resort so he could get their reactions for his YouTube channel.

According to WKMG, guests told authorities they were approached by an intoxicated man that they needed to evacuate because of an active shooter.

He first told hotel staff that he was doing it as part of a school project, but later admitted it was for his personal YouTube page.

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Online court records show that Burch was facing disturbing the peace and disorderly intoxication records.

The television station says Burch pleaded no contest to the charges Tuesday and drew the three-day sentence.

No attorney was listed for him.