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Police: Man in Nevada Walmart store had concealed weapons

January 30, 2020 GMT

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Police in northern Nevada say a man was arrested Wednesday inside a Walmart store with several weapons, including a shotguns, two handguns and a large hunting knife, the Police Department said.

A concerned person’s call alerted authorities to man wearing a military style vest with a bandolier of shotgun shells across his chest and a shotgun slung across his back under his jacket, Sparks police said in a statement.

The man, identified as Joe Mosley, was arrested on suspicion of carrying concealed weapons and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, police said.

Mosley, 42, remained in jail Thursday. It wasn’t immediately known whether he had a defense attorney who could comment on the allegations.