Contractor finds old ordnance from Korean War era in storage shed

Posted at 5:07 PM, Sep 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-12 17:07:57-04

Newport News, Va. – Today while cleaning out a storage shed, a contractor discovered an old ordnance inside. Officials believe the ordnance dates back to the Korean War era.

This was found in the Deep Creek section of Newport News at around 1:30 p.m.

The Newport News Fire Department Bomb Squad secured the scene and the Military Explosive Ordnance team also responded to secure it.

The scene was cleared at  4 p.m.