Skip to comments.Town where Chris Lane died buys up guns
Posted on 08/23/2013 10:18:33 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
Fearful residents in the Oklahoma city where Australian Chris Lane was gunned down are buying up handguns to protect themselves.
One of Duncan's most popular gun shops, Danny's Gun Pawn, is reporting a rise in sales of handguns.
Top of the shopping list is the Ruger LCP, a US-made, ultra-light .38 calibre pistol that can be carried in a purse or concealed on the body.
'Oh yeah,' Elaine, a spokeswoman at the shop who did not want to give her surname, replied on Thursday when asked if there had been a rise in sales since Mr Lane's death a week ago.
'Mostly handguns. It is hunting season coming up, but I'm not selling any hunting guns.
'Everyone is looking for concealed carry.'
Despite Duncan police chief Danny Ford denying gangs may have influenced the three boys - James Edwards, 15, Chancey Luna, 16, and Michael Jones, 17 - to randomly target Mr Lane and shoot him in the back as he jogged along a Duncan road, locals disagree.
They told AAP gangs are infiltrating the city and recruiting their youth.
James Johnson, the father of 17-year-old Chris Johnson who police believe was the next target of the trio, told Fairfax Media Edwards, Luna and Jones were trying to recruit his son into a gang.
The three teens were arrested in a car outside Johnson's home four hours after Mr Lane was killed.
A shotgun was allegedly found under a spare tyre in the car's boot.
Gun advocates in the US say guns are not the problem.
'Everyone is screaming gun control, but that's not going to change anything,' Elaine, who described herself as being 'heartbroken' over Mr Lane's death, said.
'Guns are already under control.
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Perhaps you are.
Well, that is one take on it. The other is, it’s baseball season, or perhaps baseball player season, in some people’s minds.
You can thank Obozo for this. He has single-handedly turned race relations back 30 years. He hates white people.
They make a .38?
Have one. It runs like a champ.
Journos never fail to screw up caliber designations, because they can't tell .38 from .380.
Ruger LCP 380 or `Kurz’/short 9mm.
Actually, it's a .380 ACP. Nice gun, terrible trigger.
That’s journalist moron-speak for .380 ACP. If you want a .38, get the LCR(evolver).
I heard that the newest generation of them has a much-improved trigger.
So lets see.
Newtown bought out the gun stores,now this town.Hum whats that tell ya.
38....39.....whatever it takes
What the scope on that AR?
But what would anybody in media in Australia know about guns?
I dunno, but it appears to have a tiny rear aperture. Tough target acquisition?
Love my Eotech holographic.
Mine’s a plasma rifle in the 40 watt range.
What don't you like about the trigger. I have one, but I haven't put a lot of rounds through it. Definitely an up close and personal weapon. At least, I lacked any kind of accuracy out past a few yards with it. But, I didn't notice any issues with the trigger.
Race relations are certainly getting worse, and I'm fairly certain that feral black kids think they have a free hand at killing whites because we have a black president.
But Obozo had plenty of help with destroying race relations. Congress, the media, the welfare state set up this cascade of idiocy and hate, Obozo is the figurehead, the current leader of the charge.
If I knew how to photoshop, I'd take the famous painting of Washington crossing the Delaware, insert Obama and other race baiters and call it Obama Crossing the River of Hate.
220, 221....whatever it takes
The Town that Dreaded Drive By’s...at Sundown, Mid-day, Morning....
Looks to me like an aimpoint patrol optic, though there are many immitators.
I don’t know that it is a terrible trigger as much as it is a looooong trigger pull which is supposed to be a safety feature. I find it just makes shooting uncomfortable but it seems to be a good idea on a pocket gun with no safety.
“Come with me if you want to live.”
Nice illustration Roost.
Think of the fun!
Along with the .380 auto LCP.
I like my LCR better than my 442.
Aimpoint Comp M2. Painted.
What's NOT under control is low IQ losers...
Looks like the peckerwoods in Duncan, OK intend to stand their ground against Obama’s sons.
Unless it's phased, you're carrying around a pea-shooter...
I bought a pistol at a great gun shop in Duncan back in the 70s while I was at Fort Sill. That guy also sold the best smoked hams in the world.
The don’t buy theirs in stores anyway.
I know. I’m waiting until the next model and hoping the price drops a little.
This is good news. Another town recognizes they have to be self reliant.
***Come with me if you want to live.***
I like this one!
“ALL those who wish to save themselves-FOLLOW ME!”-Major Marcus Reno in SON OF MORNING STAR.
Many blacks can’t legally buy a gun due to prior convictions. Any black going into a gun store and able to buy should be treated as any other gun customer.
Let me go “Full Gun Nut” and suggest each customer be asked if they would join the NRA and two other pro-gun groups. After all, there is safety in numbers.
Nemine target “acquisition”-—for personal defense purposes the piece had better be pointing where you are looking. If it doesn’t fit your hand well enough to do that without aiming then you need to check out some different frames. Sometimes it takes a little effort to find a handgun that follows your eye-—but it’s like picking your teeth. You shouldn’t need a mirror to get the tooth pick in your mouth-—you just know where it is. And remember: if the target is far away enough to require aiming then taking the shot is no longer “self defense”.
“...It is hunting season coming up,...”
Uh... “Da Crackas’” are waking up...
That’s the LAST thing the other side wants.
It’s about time.
Somebody needs to photoshop those cute Coke commercial polar bears, with ARs slung.
The trio wanted to kill a black kid who wouldnt join their gang.
I prize my .38 LCR; favorite carry gun. Learned about it several years ago while we were gun shopping for my wife. She chose it over the Ladysmith. Liked it so much I went back and bought one for myself. No one would ever know you’re carrying unless you chose to let them know.
Huh? Most Okies own guns already. Guess they now want handguns...
The Ruger LCP is a .380 — 9mm short — semi-automatic pocket pistol. S&W bodyguard is a better weapon, as is the Taurus .380. Taurus has the best trigger; S&W has a built in laser.