2020 By the Numbers: Record Gun Sales, Record Background Checks, and a New Record Number of Concealed Carry Permit Holders

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2020 was a year that will be long remembered by everyone for many different reasons. Unfortunately, many of them are unpleasant. The firearms and ammunition industries are amid the same chaos that many other business sectors have. Manufacturers are running wide open, while wholesalers and retailers cannot keep anything near normal stock levels on the […]

Woman Dies After Allegedly Accidentally Shooting Herself – Fiancé Arrested for “Having Weapons While Under Disability”

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DAYTON, OHIO – A woman who picked up a handgun from a sofa while cleaning house suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the chest, and her fiancé was arrested under the preliminary charge of having weapons under disability.  The man called 911 around 5:10 p.m. on January 11th from a duplex apartment in the 300 […]

Man Shoots Friend At Gun Range, Is Then Fatally Shot By Bystander

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ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA – A strange incident occurred at a gun range when a man was shot by his friend, and then the shooter was fatally shot by a bystander.  It all unfolded on December 22nd at the State Gamelands gun range in Erie County. Troupers were dispatched shortly after 2 p.m. to the location in […]

Two Men Injured in “Accidental” Shooting Inside Gun Store

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GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – Greenville County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an “accidental” shooting that injured two men on Sunday afternoon.  The incident occurred at City Arsenal, located at 1210 Poinsett Highway in Greenville around 12:23 p.m. Arriving officers were told that someone inside the store had fired a gun, according to Deputy Kory Morian. […]

Shoulder Holster Believed To Be Contributing Factor In Fatal, Negligent Self-Inflicted Gunshot

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ROCKDALE TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA – A 56-year-old man is dead after apparently accidentally shooting himself. The Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville report that Craig Steven Galford of 24811 Mackey Hill Road, was fatally wounded in his home at 12:43 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2nd. The Crawford County Coroner, Scott Schell, told local media outlets that the […]