Gun discharged inside Walmart, employee injured


Charges have been filed against a Walmart employee in Carlisle after he brought a concealed gun to work and it discharged, injuring another employee, police said.

Julian Picard, 22, of York Springs, had a gun hidden inside his sweatshirt when he went to work on Jan. 2 at the Walmart located along the first block of Noble Boulevard.

Picard was showing off the gun to Alex Garcia, a fellow employee, in the loading dock area when the incident happened.  As Garcia was checking the weapon over he accidentally shot himself in the hand, police said.

Garcia was treated at a local hospital.

Picard does not have a permit to carry a concealed weapon.  He is charged with carrying without a license and disorderly conduct.