WILMER, Ala. (WKRG) – A bomb has been found at the DJ’s Grocery store located in Wilmer, Alabama on Monday evening. The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office says it was a PVC pipe bomb.
The MCSO Explosive Unit detonated the bomb. No one was hurt.
An employee from DJ’s Grocery told WKRG the bomb squad was called out around 5 p.m.
WKRG’s Dana Winter talked to the owner of DJ’s off-camera. He said a customer saw something strange near the owner’s truck. He described it as a PVC pipe with two caps on the end of it. It turned out fireworks were inside of it.
When the sheriff’s office detonated the device, there was a small explosion. The entire event was caught on surveillance video. It has been turned over to the MCSO.