Man arrested after firing gun, making threats outside Cleveland, Tennessee, Walmart

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A man was arrested Tuesday evening after making threats and firing a gun into the air in front of a Walmart in Cleveland, Tennessee, according to a news release from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

At 5:06 p.m., Cleveland police officers were dispatched after a report of a possible active shooter at the Walmart at 2300 Treasury Drive in Cleveland. Bradley County Sheriff's Office deputies also responded to provide backup for the Cleveland officers, according to the news release.

A caller had reported to 911 that a man with a gun was making threats of violence toward the store. He fired the gun into the air and then got into a white SUV in front of the grocery entrance of the Walmart, police said.