Inert Artillery Shell Is Found in Garage

From Times Wire Reports

Four buildings in an apartment complex were evacuated early Tuesday after a 70-pound artillery shell was discovered in a garage, officials said. The ordnance was later determined to be inactive.

The discovery was made about 10:30 a.m. at the Corte Bella Apartments on Slater Avenue, police said. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad investigated inspected the shell and determined that it was inoperable inoperative, officials said.

It was left behind by a resident who recently moved out, police said.