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3-year-old boy finds loaded gun outside Target in Clinton Township

Posted at 11:17 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 23:37:22-04

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — A woman said her 3-year-old son found a loaded handgun outside a Target store in Clinton Township.

She says she was with her kids when she noticed her son trying to pick up something off the ground. When she unzipped the case, she found the gun inside.

"It's definitely very scary," Shannon Tonak said. "It makes me nervous...it's scary that people aren't responsible."

She called 9-1-1 and posted about the incident on Facebook.

Police say the gun was loaded. Right now, police are trying to track down the gun's owner.