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So A Guy Walks Into JC Penny With An Assault Rifle Strapped To His Back...

Photos of man shopping with rifle at Utah J.C. Penney go viral.

Cindy Yorgason was in line at the J.C. Penney in Riverdale on Wednesday when she looked up and saw a shopper with "a large gun."

Yorgason said the rifle was slung across the back of the man in front of her. When she looked closer, she saw that he also had extra ammunition clips and a sidearm in a holster on his right hip.

"It wasn’t small," Yorgason said of the pistol.

Amid a "lot of raised eyebrows" Yorgason quickly snapped a pair of photos, which she said have been going viral on Facebook ever since. She also said the first store clerkwhom the man approached refused to serve him, and everyone in the vicinity "wanted to get away."

On Thursday, 22-year-old Joseph Kelley identified himself as the man in Yorgason’s pictures. Kelley described himself as a firm believer in Second Amendment rights and said he decided to

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Added: Jan-18-2013 Occurred On: Jan-16-2013
By: smyle
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Regional News, Politics, Weapons, Citizen Journalism
Tags: Joseph Kelley, virgin, AR-15, J.C. Penney
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (load item map)
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