Sheriff: 100K rounds of ammo, 5 firearms stolen from Lexington Co. gun show

Sheriff: 100K rounds of ammo stolen from Lexington Co. gun show
Published: Aug. 6, 2018 at 8:34 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2018 at 7:24 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Lexington County Sheriff's Department investigators are looking for who is responsible for stealing an estimated 100,000 rounds of ammunition during a gun and knife show over the weekend.

"We responded to the Jamil Temple parking lot Saturday morning after several thefts were called in," Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. "Several people had items stolen from their trailers parked overnight Friday. Each victim was part of the event and storing merchandise in the trailers."

Sheriff Koon says ammunition stored in bags, cans or cases was stolen from two trailers. Based on information victims provided to detectives, more than 100,000 rounds of ammunition is missing.

"Five firearms were also stolen from one of the trailers," Koon said. "They've all been entered into a national database as stolen."

Koon said investigators have collected potential evidence from some of the trailers and other items left behind.

If you have any information on this case, you're asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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