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Toy shotgun prompts police response

4 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Monday, January 12 2015 Jan 12, 2015 January 12, 2015 11:18 AM January 12, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - City constables said a toy shotgun led to officers being called to the downtown parking garage near Baton Rouge City Hall Monday.

A Constable's Office spokesperson said someone alerted authorities after they saw a person in the garage handling what looked like a rifle or shotgun near their car.

Police and constables closed the garage and searched it for any signs of the weapon. Officers said it turned out to be a toy shotgun the owner was moving into his trunk.

Authorities re-opened the garage just after noon.

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