• Burglars take off with 22 guns, shoot up gun store, officials say


    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Police in Casselberry are on the lookout for two men caught on surveillance video breaking into a gun store and taking off with 22 firearms.

    The break-in happened on July 13 at about 6 a.m. at Southern Guns on U.S. 17-92, according to the business’ Facebook page.

    The owner said the alarm didn’t go off and the burglary wasn’t reported until three hours later when police noticed the front door of the store was smashed in.

    Damage done to the store was significant, the owner said.

    “They were armed and shot off rounds all over my store,” the Facebook post said.

    The store also reassured customers that only guns belonging to Southern Guns were stolen.

    “No customers guns were stolen,” the Facebook post said. “Please stop calling about your firearms.”

    It was determined that the suspects police were initially investigating had no involvement in the burglary, the Casselberry Police Department said.

    The burglars involved in the crime are described as white men, both about 5 feet, 8 inches tall.

    One had a thin to medium build, wearing a Puma hoodie with a light blue logo and light blue inner fabric. He also had a cast on his right wrist, police said. 

    The second man was thin, weaing a black hat with a gold emblem or sticker on the top of the bill and white-trimmed Puma shoes.

    Anyone with information on the break-in or individuals involved is asked to contact Detective Chris Rich with the Casselberry Police Department at 407-262-7616, ext. 1074, or Crimeline, 800-423-TIPS.


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