REPORT: Cops storm theater to arrest ‘Lion King’ prop maker over 3-D gun

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

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Things weren’t very hakuna matata at Broadway’s iconic “The Lion King” on Friday afternoon when cops stormed the theater to arrest a props worker for allegedly trying to make a gun with a 3-D printer, The Post has learned.

Cops from the Midtown South precinct arrived at the Minskoff Theatre on West 45th Street at 12:30 p.m., and went backstage to collect Ilya Vett, 47, the assistant supervisor for the prop department.

The article goes on to state the following:

Vett, of Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, had been using a 3D printer at the theater to make a handgun, police sources said.

The half-completed plastic weapon was also seized backstage, the sources said.

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Ironically, Vet was arrested on the very same day as Cody Wilson, a Texas man who announced he would make blueprints available online for the printing of the illegal 3-D plastic guns. Wilson was reportedly arrested in Taiwan on charges of having sex with an underage girl.

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