There's really no reason why this display ever should have happened. One person said it was a prank but has offered up no real proof as to how they know.
I can understand that someone made a mistake, but wouldn't you think that person would step back and think, "Hmmm, this doesn't look right."
In a series of tweets, the company denounced the display as "terrible," "definitely NOT okay" and a "regrettable situation."
And they're right. It is not ok for something like this to happen.
Walmart is apologizing over a photo that shows a gun display with a sign above that says, "Own the school year." https://t.co/5Xb0WoNkPd— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) August 10, 2017