The man called police to his Leyland Place home after he discovered what appeared to be an explosive projectile, according to a Department of Public Safety incident report.
Police arrived but were cautious. They suspect the object could be a round of ammunition from either a tank or a type of artillery. They contacted Fort Jackson’s explosive ordnance disposal unit.
The disposal team arrived and found the object was a penetrating high explosive military round. The team took the projectile to remote property owned by the city and safely discharged it, authorities.