Alleged "Gunman" In Walmart Parking Lot Was Actually A Guy Returning A Toy Gun

When returning a toy gun to Walmart here are two things you should not do:

1) Walk around in the parking lot with said toy gun out in the open, uncovered.

2) Return the gun at 4 am.

An unidentified man from El Paso, TX could have used this advice. He caused a panic at his local Walmart, according to the El Paso Times.

The incident began shortly before 4 a.m. at the Cielo Vista Wal-Mart store when someone spotted a man in the parking lot with a gun.

Responding police officers evacuated the store and began a search.

The purported gunman was found and questioned at the scene.

He was released a few minutes later when it was determined that the man was not intending to commit a crime.

Maybe next time try bringing a bag?

Police: Wal-Mart gunman was returning toy gun [El Paso Times]
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