UPDATE: Man with BB gun arrested at Meridian Wal-Mart

Posted at 4:12 PM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 18:12:01-04

MERIDIAN, ID — A Nampa man has been arrested after witnesses spotted him outside a Meridian Walmart brandishing a gun.

Meridian Police officers responded to the Walmart on Overland Road Sunday afternoon on a report of a man pointing a gun across the street at the Wahooz Family Fun Zone. Turns out –- the weapon was only a BB gun.

No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Jay Patton, 24, was taken into custody and booked into the Ada County Jail.

Police say he had a warrant for his arrest of a previous felony drug charge.

(photo courtesy: Ada County Jail)