Report Of Masked Gunman Prompts Evacuation Of New Jersey Walmart

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By WCBS Newsradio 880

UNION, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- A Walmart in New Jersey was evacuated as police investigated reports of a masked person armed with a gun in the store.

The store, located  on Springfield Road off Route 22 in Union Township, was placed on lockdown around 11 a.m. Thursday as police conducted a search. 

Customers left their shopping carts behind and ran for the exits when police yelled for people to evacuate.