Pharr police: Man arrested after bringing gun to Lowe's, no injuries reported

3 months 3 weeks 6 days ago Thursday, January 27 2022 Jan 27, 2022 January 27, 2022 2:50 PM January 27, 2022 in News - Local

Police arrested a man “without incident” Thursday after witnesses reported he brought a gun to the Lowe's in Pharr and threatened to “shoot patrons.”

According to Pharr police, officers responded to the business after a call came in regarding a man with a gun at the store.

“Reporting person stated that subject made reports that he was going to shoot patrons @ Lowes,” according to police

The suspect had a BB gun and was experiencing mental health issues, a city spokesperson said. No charges have been filed against the suspect and the police department's mental health unit is taking over the investigation.

No injuries were reported.

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