Owner: Guns stolen from Westerville firearms shop after suspects drive vehicle into building


WESTERVILLE, Ohio - The owner of a firearms shop in Westerville said about 20 guns were stolen after suspects drove a vehicle into the business and took them.

Westerville police said a vehicle was driven into Velocity Works Firearms on Old County Line Road around 5:45 a.m. Monday.

The shop owner said multiple people wearing hoodies broke into the shop and were out of the business in about three minutes.

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The vehicle left a hole in the building and people were at the store cleaning it up on Monday.

Westerville Police say the vehicle was found in a nearby neighborhood. Officers believe the suspects abandoned the vehicle and fled in a small, white vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Cruze or Cavalier.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is working with Westerville investigators at the scene.

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