Colorado man finds live mortar shell in grandpa’s things
GREELEY, Colorado ” A Weld County, Colorado man found a live mortar shell from the Korean War era among his grandfather’s possessions.
A bomb squad took the shell and detonated it at an undisclosed site.
The sheriff’s department says the grandson, whose name wasn’t released, discovered the shell on Friday in a home in the Greeley area.
Authorities didn’t say whether the grandfather was still alive or how he came to have the shell.
The grandson’s brother, an active-duty serviceman, thought the shell might be live and should be destroyed, so the grandson drove to the Greeley Police Department to report what he had found.
Support Local Journalism
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User