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.
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