Question Mexico man carrying rifle

On Tuesday, Mexico Public Safety responded to the area of South Clark, south of Boulevard, in reference to a man walking along the roadway with a gun.
Responding officers located a 49-year-old Mexico man in the 1700 block of South Clark.
The man was in possession of a rifle that he had just purchased at a pawn shop, and he stated he was in the process of walking home.
The weapon was not loaded and there was no indication that the man was a threat to anyone.