New Smithville homeowners call for experts when they find left behind shell casings

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From Clay Co. Sheriff twitter account: "Here's a peek at what deputies, the bomb squad and Army specialists were dealing with yesterday."

SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Clay County Sheriff’s Department was called to a home at Paradise Road and Lake Road Tuesday afternoon after the new homeowners discovered large caliber shell casings in a shed on their property.

The call came to them at about 11:55 a.m. Authorities had not evacuated anyone but people in the area were curious about the activity and Explosion Detection-K-9 unit van and fire trucks.

FOX 4’s crew at the scene reports a bomb unit from Fort Riley was called in to investigate and safely┬áremove the explosives. Smithville home


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