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Marana Walmart reopens after gunwoman taken into custody

A Walmart closed Friday after Marana police took a woman with a gun into custody.
Posted at 9:57 AM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-20 12:57:42-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A Walmart closed Friday after Marana police took a woman with a gun into custody. The store opened shortly afterward.

Police say the woman was in a mental health crisis and asking for help. She did not wave the gun at anyone.

No one was injured in the incident.

The Walmart is located at 8280 N. Cortaro Rd.

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