All clear given after Boynton Beach Walmart evacuated because of possible armed person, police say

Police tweet: Mentally ill person threatens to shoot people


BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A Walmart in Boynton Beach was evacuated Saturday night after reports of a gunman. 

A gunman was not found and the store was given an all-clear after a dog unit inspected the Walmart. 

City police tweeted that a mentally ill person, who may be armed, may have threatened to shoot people in the store.

The city's SWAT team responded to the incident at 3200 Old Boynton Road. 

The Walmart plans to reopen.