REPORT: Man arrested after threatening customers with pellet gun at Walmart

AUGUST 12, 2019

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Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.

Wilkesboro Police Capt. Jason Delbert told news outlets that officers arrested 29-year-old Jimmy Roger Minton on Saturday. Minton’s mother called first, reporting a dispute involving a knife in the parking lot.

The article goes on to state the following:

Delbert said the white man then ran into a sporting goods store and pointed the lookalike gun at an officer before escaping into the Walmart.

The report states that chased a few people around and pointed his gun at them before going into the bathroom where he surrendered to police without incident. They discovered his weapon was simply a pellet gun.

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