MIAMI -- Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson found himself in an unusual spot today, stuck in an elevator.

Secretary Carson and his wife Candy found themselves stuck in the elevator of a public housing complex in Miami, Florida. They were stuck for about 15 minutes until rescue crews opened the evaluator doors and free them.

No injuries were reported and the former GOP presidential candidate seemed in good spirits after being trapped.

Carson is in Miami for two days of meetings with local and community official, including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning.