Chicago Police Bomb Squad destroy live WWII artillery shell found in yard

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CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department Bomb Squad destroyed an apparent WWII artillery shell last week.   According to CPD a resident was digging in his yard in the 3000 block of W. 38th PL when the device was discovered.  The Bomb squad took the device to another location and used a counter charge to safely destroy the shell.  No injuries were reported.