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Home  |  News  |  Burglary at Discount Guns

Burglary at Discount Guns
Thursday, September 1, 2011

 
Lancaster, SC – On 08/28/2011 Discount Guns located at 5219 Old Hickory Rd. Van Wyck, SC was burglarized. On 08/28/2011 04:58 am the Sheriff’s Office received a notification from an alarm company that the alarm at the gun store had been activated. Deputies responded to the scene and found the front door open. Deputies located a handgun on the ground beside the building and duffle bag that did not belong to the business in the floor of the store. Initial reports indicate that approximately 8 assorted handguns were stolen from the business. The Sheriff’s Office and the ATF have begun a detailed investigation into the burglary. During that investigation, Investigators were able to pull the following pictures from stores surveillance system. These pictures show the suspects inside of the store loading bags with merchandise. Sheriff Faile said, “We are taking this investigation very seriously. We are dedicated to removing these weapons that were unlawfully obtained from our streets. We are asking that anyone who can identify the suspects shown in these pictures call us with that information.” The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the identity or location of those responsible for this or any crimes in the Lancaster area to call the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office at 283-4136 or contact Crimestopper’s at 1-888-Crime SC (1-888-274-6372) or you can e-mail or text your anonymous tip to: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com

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