Homemade bomb goes off outside W. Houston Walmart

A homemade bomb went off outside of a west Houston Walmart.

November 4, 2010 11:41:12 AM PDT
Police are looking for the person who set off a homemade bomb outside a west Houston Walmart overnight. It happened at the location off Kirkwood and Westheimer. Police say around 11:30pm, someone set a plastic bottle filled with some type of fluid near the front door of the Walmart. That bottle exploded.

A bomb squad is now investigating. Crews are looking over surveillance video, but say the bottle was left in an area where the camera could not see who put it there.

No one was hurt.

HPD said the store did not receive any sort of threat before the incident and they are investigating this as a criminal mischief case.


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