Windows smashed in Sparta gun shop break-in

Kent County

SPARTA, Mich. (WOOD) — A gun store in Sparta was broken into early Sunday.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department said deputies arrived at Imperial Gunworx LLC on E. Division Street at Union Street around 3 a.m., shortly after the break-in.

Investigators said concrete slabs and bricks had been used to shatter the glass front door and a display case inside.

Store owners were in the building shortly after the break-in but did not confirm how many guns had been stolen.

The investigation is ongoing. Officials have not yet released any suspect information.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 616.632.6100 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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There have been several recent gun thefts in West Michigan recently: Barracks 616 in Cascade Township was burglarized Wednesday, Armory Valentine in Kentwood around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and Long Range Archery and Firearms near Holland around 5 a.m. Sunday.

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