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  • Shooting victim bids on firm that made flawed gun

    08/12/2004 6:37:27 AM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 53 replies · 1,150+ views
    AP ^ | July 25, 2004 | AP
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A California teenager left paralyzed by an accidental shooting a decade ago placed a bid in federal bankruptcy court recently to buy the flawed handgun's manufacturer so he can shut it down. Brandon Maxfield, 17, raised $175,000, much of it through his Web site, to buy bankrupt Bryco Arms of Costa Mesa, Calif. He wants to melt down 70,000 unassembled guns and close the company for good. Bryco filed for bankruptcy in 2003 after a jury awarded the teenager $51 million in damages in a lawsuit. Maxfield's bid to purchase Bryco was $25,000 more than the...