Rome police recover 2 stolen handguns from convenience store

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Rome police found two stolen handguns inside a convenience store Friday after responding to a report of suspicious activity at 300 E. Bloomfield St.

Posted: Feb 2, 2021 1:21 PM
Updated: Feb 2, 2021 1:51 PM

ROME, N.Y. – Rome police found two stolen handguns inside a convenience store Friday after responding to a report of suspicious activity at 300 E. Bloomfield St.

Officers arrived just before 5 p.m. to find that two loaded 9mm handguns were being displayed while someone was filming a music video inside the store.

Police seized both guns, one with an extended magazine containing 28 rounds of ammunition, and the other with seven rounds. A third magazine was also found at the scene.

According to Rome police, one of the guns was reported stolen out of Georgia, and the other out of Onondaga County.

Police say charges are pending further investigation and results from forensic testing.

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