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Police: Gun goes off at Walmart as it falls off man's pants

 

November 29, 2019



MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a small handgun went off inside a Walmart restroom when it fell out of a man's pocket as he pulled up his pants.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch on Wednesday reported the gun went off after it hit the floor Tuesday at the store in Midlothian, prompting an evacuation and police response.

Chesterfield police Lt. Brad Conner says two other customers in the restroom were not hurt. The round went into a bathroom stall. Conner says gun owner Clifford C. Shook Jr. left the store without notifying anyone of the situation.

Conner says police tracked down S...



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