Deadline Detroit | Automobile renter wonders if loaded gun ‘was only a complimentary reward from Detroit’

(Picture: Tay Smith)

Non-obligatory rental automobile equipment usually embrace a GPS navigator, chargers, little one security seats and ski racks — however not a loaded firearm like this one.

That oddity startled Tay Smith, who flew from Florida to Detroit and picked up a automobile at Finances Lease a Automobile’s airport location, relates Fox 2 Information, which¬† would not say when it occurred:

“I used to be like what?,” Tay mentioned. “It is like … it is that simple to get a gun? You’ll be able to simply hire a automobile and there’s one inside? … It was only a complimentary reward from Detroit.”

Tay says the automobile clearly was not inspected earlier than they handed him the keys. Airport police have been referred to as and confiscated the gun.

Tay says it may have been a lot worse. “There may be a variety of what ifs. Like what if we had youngsters within the automobile?” he mentioned.

Smith, who photograhed the shock discover, provides:

“Watch out on the market once you hire automobiles. … You gotta hold your eyes open. Simply think about if we have been to get pulled over and the cops would’ve seen it earlier than us?”¬†

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