Walmart: Back-to-school-themed gun display was a prank

Walmart: Back-to-school-themed gun display was a prank

Walmart is facing criticism for a school-themed gun display.

Crowson didn't specify what aspect of the incident was a prank, including whether someone doctored the photo or tampered with the display. 

He said the company had "several people" working on the investigation, which concluded Friday evening.

"I really don't think any retailer is immune from things like this popping up through social media," he said. "When we're faced with it, we do take the claim seriously."

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