Man arrested after threatening security at Target store in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (WISC) -- A man was arrested Wednesday night after police said he threatened to shoot security guards at a Target store.

Officers were called to the Hilldale location at 750 Hilldale way just after 8:30 p.m. when a man was reportedly yelling and knocking items off store shelves.

Security officers at Target asked 39-year-old Benjamin Blunt to leave but he threatened to shoot one or both of the security officers, according to a release.

Blunt was arrested on tentative charges of disorderly conduct.

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