BRENT, AL (WBRC) - The ATF and Tuscaloosa County Bomb Squad detonated an explosive device in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart store in Brent.
Brent Police Chief Terry Nichols says a citizen saw a suspicious package around 7pm Wednesday and notified police.
Police secured the area around the device and notified the ATF and Tuscaloosa County Bomb Squad. Those 2 agencies confirmed it was a homemade explosive.
Wal-Mart was evacuated while law enforcement investigated the device.It was detonated around 9:30pm. No one was injured.