Loaded Gun Found in Toy Section at Target

Myrtle Beach, SC (WLTX) - Myrtle Beach police have released a picture of a person they're looking for in connection with the discovery of a loaded gun in a store's toy section.

The incident happened May 30th at the Target located on Seaboard Street.

A police report states that a store employee was walking down the toy aisle and noticed an empty wrapper. At first, he thought someone had taken the toy out of the wrapper, and began looking for the merchandise. As he did, he saw a handgun lying inside a Marvel Superhero Playskool toy box.

When he picked up the item, he discovered it was a real 9 mm gun and contained live ammo. Police were then called to the store, and took the weapon into custody.

The employee who found the gun said he'd seen someone suspicious walking in the toy section earlier in the day.

Officers released a surveillance photo which appears to show a man talking on the phone. Officer haven't said if he's the suspect, but they say they do want to find him.


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