Nearly 40 weapons were stolen from a local gun store early Tuesday morning, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies say 39 handguns were taken from JC's Outdoors, located on Shore Road in Gilbert at around 3:30 a.m. The suspects forced their way in through a back door and left in a tan or gold Camry, according to deputies.

Officials say the people you see in the surveillance photos are not suspects, but they are looking to talk with them. They were inside the store shopping on the previous day and may know something about the incident.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

  • Call 888-CRIME-SC.
  • TEXT “TIPSC” to CRIMES (274637), followed by the tip information.
  • LOG ON to, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.

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