Pepper spray discharge closes Wal-Mart

August 08, 1999

A Wal-Mart in Catonsville closed yesterday evening after pepper spray was discharged in the store. Eight customers were treated at the scene for skin and eye irritation.

Baltimore County police and fire personnel were called to the store at 6205 Baltimore National Pike about 6: 15 p.m. None of the injured customers sought further medical treatment, police said.

Police have no suspects in the incident. The store was expected to reopen today, police said.

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