16 handguns stolen from Coopersville gun shop

Posted at 3:57 PM, Jul 19, 2015

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. — More than a dozen handguns are missing after a break-in early Saturday morning at the Palladium Gun Shop at 158 Eastmanville Street, according to police.

The Ottawa County Sheriffs Department received a call after 1 a.m. July 18 about a breaking and entering in progress at the gun shop. Police discovered a broken window on the south side of the store.

No one was inside the shop when authorities arrived. A police K-9 unit tracked a scent north of the shop but lost its track after a few blocks.

Sixteen handguns were reported missing.

The incident is under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriffs Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department at 1-800-249-0911 or by calling Silent Observer at 1-877-88-SILENT.