Businesses evacuated, road closed after discovery of suspicious - Tucson News Now

Businesses evacuated, road closed after discovery of suspicious device

The device was discovered near Precision Toyota. (Source: Tucson News Now) The device was discovered near Precision Toyota. (Source: Tucson News Now)
Officials say the device looks like a military mortar round. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Officials say the device looks like a military mortar round. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Officials have reopened the portion of West Wetmore Road that was closed after the discovery of a suspicious device in the area on Wednesday morning.

The device, which officials said looks like a military mortar round, was found in the 700 block of West Wetmore Road.

Buildings in the area were evacuated and the road was closed between North Fairview Avenue and North Oracle Road.

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