People sheltered in place after reports of man with gun at Lebanon Walmart

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LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) — Police are investigating reports of a man brandishing a weapon at Walmart on South Cumberland Street in Lebanon.

Police tell News 2 the suspect showed a handgun to a shopper at the Walmart. He then ran into the woods behind the store. Patrons sheltered in place for their safety.

The suspect was described as a white male with a stocky build and a red goatee or beard. He was seen wearing a blue hoodie and jeans.

Lebanon police said while the suspect was not located, officers deemed the area safe from further danger or threat and Walmart resumed business.

“Detectives have several leads as to the identity of the suspect,” a department spokesman posted to the Lebanon Police Facebook page. “Thank you to everyone for their patience and cooperation during this incident.”

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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