Gunman barricades self in Bucks County sporting goods store

Posted: March 17, 2013

A armed man barricaded himself late Saturday in a Dick's Sporting Goods in the Fairless Hills section of Falls Township, Bucks County, police said.

The incident, on Commerce Boulevard, began about 7:30 p.m. when a man reportedly went to the store's gun department and pulled a handgun, authorities said.

He forced a clerk give him a shotgun, police said.

The man then took the weapon and ammunition and went to the back of the store.

The store was quickly evacuated and no injuries were immediately reported.


Contact Chris Mondics at 215-854-5957 or cmondics@phillynews.com.

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