Residents find military explosive during garage remodel near Elgin

Williamson County
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WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department’s bomb squad detonated a military explosive after residents found it during their garage remodel near Elgin on Sunday afternoon.

Austin police said they got a call about the incident just before 3:30 p.m. to the 3900 block of County Road 463. They sent two units with the bomb squad to investigate.

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody said the device had been detonated just after 5:30 p.m.

It is unknown how the device got there or where it came from.

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