Bomb squad called after World War II tank shell found in Salisbury home

Bomb squad called after World War II tank shell found in Salisbury home
The Cabarrus County Bomb Squad came to Salisbury to take possession of the shell until it could be picked up by Army officials. (Source: WBTV File)

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A live shell from a World War Two era tank was discovered in the garage of a home in Salisbury on Tuesday.

Police got the call around 11:25 am that a homeowner found the shell in the garage of the house in the 300 block of Heilig Avenue.

Salisbury Police secured the scene, then contacted the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad. They took possession of what was described as a live shell, and are holding it until it can be picked up by Army officials from Fort Bragg.

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