Broadway’s ‘The Lion King’ Prop Master Arrested, Accused of Making 3D-Printed Gun in Theater

  • The Wrap
Ilya Vett, a puppet technician for Broadway’s “The Lion King,” has been arrested after he was allegedly found 3D-printing a revolver in a theater’s prop room.

Security at the Minskoff Theatre found the printer and an incomplete printing of the gun and called police, the New York Daily News reported. According to the complaint obtained by TheWrap, officer James Taylor saw the printer “powered on, moving and in operation” on Friday.

Finding a memory card that was plugged into the side of the printer, the 3D printer was making an object that “has a hand grip and a pointed, snub-nosed nozzle, and in between the two features, an empty space where it is customary for a cylinder holding live rounds of ammunition to be placed.”

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According to the complaint, Vett brought
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