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Published June 10, 2011, 08:53 PM

West Fargo Police deal with Howitzer Shell

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - West Fargo police responded to a very unusual call.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Police say a West Fargo man contacted them saying he was in possession of a 105 millimeter Howitzer Shell from the Vietnam area.

Police aren't releasing photos, but this is video of a 105 millimeter Howitzer Shell from the Vietnam era.

Police say the man bought the shell at an auction, but was unsure if it was still live and wanted to turn it in. Police are still investigating the incident.

Detective Tim Runcorn - West Fargo Police: “We can either do a disposal on it where we can countercharge it or we if it's a complete unknown or something that really brings us to concern we can contact our military representative and they can come out and take custody of the shell.”

The shell is currently at an undisclosed bunker location.

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