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Accidental gun shot locks down Ironwood Walmart


February 15, 2019


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IRONWOOD — The accidental discharge of a gun drew a police response and temporarily locked down the Ironwood Walmart Thursday afternoon.

Deputies with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a gunshot in the store at approximately 2:35 p.m., Sheriff Pete Matonich said in a press release.

Responding officers quickly determined a customer accidentally discharged a gun in the store’s bathroom area, according to the release.

While there was a brief lockdown in the store, Matonich said there were no injuries or threats...

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