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Troopers: A man dropped a loaded gun in a Wasilla grocery store restroom, and a bullet fired through the wall

A Seward man could face a criminal charge after he allegedly dropped a loaded handgun while using the restroom at a Wasilla grocery store, causing the gun to fire into the store, the Alaska State Troopers said.

The incident happened around 1:55 p.m. on Sunday at the Three Bears Alaska store on Pittman Road, when 32-year-old Jared Sukert of Seward “was using the restroom when his handgun, with a round in the chamber and hammer cocked, fell out of a concealed holster and discharged,” according to a statement from troopers.

“The bullet shot through a wall in the vicinity of store patrons,” troopers wrote.

No injuries were reported. A charge of misconduct involving weapons was forwarded to the District Attorney for review, troopers said.

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