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Photo of purported Walmart gun display roils social media

 

August 11, 2017



BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart said Thursday it's investigating a photo that's attracted interest on social media by purporting to show a sign reading "Own The School Year Like A Hero" atop a gun-filled case in one of the company's stores.

The sign is apparently one that's used in Walmart's current superhero-themed "back to school" marketing campaign, but the company said in a statement that "what's seen in this photograph would never be acceptable in our stores."

Walmart spokesman Charles Crowson said the company hasn't determined which store might have displayed the sign above guns, o...



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