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6/15/05-Tyler

Woman Concerned After Finding Gun In Motel Bed

The woman who found a gun in a Tyler motel's bed sheets says the management did not seemed too concerned.

On Saturday, Becky Cohn, of Ben Wheeler, rented a room at the Hampton Inn on Troup Highway. She says when she pulled back the covers, an unloaded handgun fell onto her foot.

According to Becky, she called police herself, when hotel employees told her they wanted to wait until the next day.

"What if my son would have been there?" Becky said. "Or what if it would have been loaded and it would have went off? I was just stunned. I was wondering why there was a gun in o

Still no explanation from the motel management. They declined to comment.

Becky says she did get a refund on her room and new bed sheets. The original ones, she says, were stained with gun powder.

Julie Tam, reporting. jtam@kltv.com

 

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