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Armed man results in store evacuation; no immediate arrest

Posted at 10:23 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 12:23:17-05

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Goodyear police say no immediate arrest was made after officers responded to a report of a man with a gun in a Walmart store in the Phoenix suburb early Friday.

Police say management of the 24-hour store evacuated employees and shoppers, no shots were fired and no injuries were reported.According to police, the man was uncooperative and then ran out of the back of the store after police arrived and made contact with him.

Police set up a perimeter but couldn't immediately find the man.He was described as Hispanic, in his mid 30s and about 5-foot-5 (1.6 meters) with facial tattoos. He was wearing a Dallas Cowboys coat and hat.