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Video game promo draws police response


With the state still on edge after an incident at Central Connecticut State University, Fairfield police in took no chances as they responded to a report of a man with a gun at a local store Monday afternoon.

According to (, several police units went to the Game Stop on Black Rock Turnpike shortly before 5 p.m. While they were on the way, they received information that the gun might be a toy and police later confirmed that the man was in costume as part of a promotion for the video game, Call of Duty -Ghost. 

The website reports that some people at the store knew the man was part of a promotion, but others in the shopping center did not and were alarmed. Neither the store’s manager nor the man in costume would talk about the incident with a reporter.

Categories: General
Wes Duplantier

One Response

  1. Alex says:

    Well, they should of at least put of signs informing people that it was just a demonstration.