UPDATE: Marana Walmart reopens after woman taken into custody following mental health crisis

The Walmart Supercenter, 8280 N. Cortaro Road, was closed Friday, May 20, because of the...
The Walmart Supercenter at 8280 N. Cortaro Road was closed for several hours early Friday, May 20, because of the incident.(KOLD News 13)
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 8:57 AM MST|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 11:54 AM MST
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MARANA, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Authorities said a woman in a mental health crisis was taken into custody at the Walmart Supercenter in the Arizona Pavilions Marketplace in Marana early Friday, May 20.

The Marana Police Department said officers were originally called to the store for a report of a suspicious person armed with a handgun.

The MPD said the woman did have a firearm, but she did not wave it at anyone and was asking for crisis help. No one was injured in the incident.

The store was closed for several hours, but it was back open as of 11 a.m.

No additional information was immediately available.

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