Ben Carson got stuck in a broken elevator AP Photo/Susan Walsh
Associated Press

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson had a dramatic Wednesday morning.

Touring the Courtside Apartments, a housing development in Miami, Fla., the former neurosurgeon and his wife became stuck in an elevator for approximately 15 minutes.

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The fire department was called to the scene.

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The Carsons were freed in time to meet with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning, who helped create the development through nonprofit AM Affordable Housing.

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