Armed man causes concern near Parker High School

Armed man causes concern near Parker High School

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

A man walking around Parker High School with a shotgun on Friday morning caused concern for residents.

Lt. Sean Edwards with the Birmingham Police Department said they received a call around 7 a.m. on Friday. According to officers, a 29-year-old man had a shotgun around his shoulder as well as a handgun.

At certain points, police said the man was yelling at them telling them he was using his rights to bear arms. Just after 10 a.m., he cooperated with police and put down his guns. Officials say he was taken in for a psychological evaluation.

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