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A Police Wellness Check On A 76-Year-Old Man From Vancouver Lead To Recovering 174 Guns From World War II

A routine wellness check turned into police in Vancouver recovering 174 guns from a senior’s home.

But these aren’t just any guns, in fact, they are said to be from World War II.



A police officer and staff from Vancouver Coastal Health were responding to a mental health call to a home in Vancouver’s West Side close to West 15th Avenue and Granville Street.

Police showed up at the home of a 76-year-old man who was in mental and physical distress. Due to this assessment, the man was taken to the hospital and placed in urgent care.

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As the police searched his house they found his firearms which they determined most were all from WWII World War they told City News.



In a statement, the VPD said that all the guns were “all seized as they were not stored safely.”

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