02/19/2014 02:14 EST | Updated 04/21/2014 05:59 EDT

Call Of Duty Role Play At University Of Lethbridge Sees 2 Men Charged

This undated publicity image provided by Activision Publishing Inc. shows Max Zorin from the "GoldenEye 007: Reloaded" video game. When the original game debuted in 1997, the shoot-'em-up based on Pierce Bronson's first Bond outing revolutionized the first-person shooter genre by pioneering how virtual sniper rifles work and setting the standard for multiplayer matches long before "Halo" and "Call of Duty." (AP Photo/Activision Publishing, Inc.)
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Two men accused of bringing pellet guns to the University of Lethbridge say they were playing a real-life version of a video game.

Police say security at the southern Alberta university reported that two men were walking around the campus with handguns on Tuesday.

The suspects were quickly taken into custody.

Both men say there were enacting the video game Call Of Duty.

Brad Keller, who is 21, and Anthony Small, who is 25, have been charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

The two Lethbridge men are to appear in court March 25.

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