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Gun Policy News, 8 September 2011


8 September 2011

Fiji Times

Keep Fiji gun-free, stated High Court judge Justice Sithambarampillai Thurairaja as he presided over a matter involving possession of firearms yesterday. The firearm belonging to Sahid Hassan, from whom the gun was stolen, was told the court would seek clarification from the Ministry of Defence on the gun before deciding whether to release it or not. Justice Thurairaja said he had been in Fiji for almost 18 months and the fact that guns were not allowed was a factor... (GunPolicy.org)

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Islas Caimán

8 September 2011

Cayman 27 (Cayman Islands)

A man and woman are behind bars this afternoon following a police operation in the Prospect area which resulted in the recovery of a loaded semi-automatic pistol. Around 11:30 a.m. the RCIPS Air Operations and K-9 Units along with the Uniform Support Group and Drugs and Serious Crime Task Force mounted a targeted operation on a house in the Marina Drive area of Prospect. "During that operation a loaded .45 semi-automatic pistol was recovered along with a ski mask,... (GunPolicy.org)

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8 September 2011

Le Figaro (France) / AFP

[Translated summary: An important stockpile of firearms - rifles, grenades, rocket launcher, etc - was seized downtown Lyon in the home of an 81 years old collector.] Plusieurs centaines d'armes - des fusils mais aussi des obus, des grenades, des lance-roquettes ou des mines antichars - ont été saisies aujourd'hui dans le centre-ville de Lyon au domicile d'un collectionneur de 81 ans, a-t-on appris auprès de la police et de la préfecture. La police est intervenue... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

8 September 2011

Charleston Gazette (West Virginia), Editorial

CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A troubled young Morgantown man, barely beyond teen age, used two rifles and a pistol in a stunning murder rampage Tuesday. After writing weirdo notes on Facebook, he killed five at a farmhouse near Morgantown, then wounded a service station worker in Roane County, then killed himself in Kentucky. His bloodbath was just one of several gun killings in Wednesday's news. On the same day, a pistol-carrier pleaded self-defense after gunning down... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos,Puerto Rico

8 September 2011

Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

Investigators have charged a New Jersey man with trafficking hundreds of .40-caliber Glock pistols from Central Florida to Puerto Rico though underground channels, a federal affidavit states. Luis Velazquez-Pinero was indicted on Aug. 31 on charges that he illegally shipped firearms in interstate and foreign commerce, travelled from New Jersey to illegally acquire firearms and lied to investigators. Records show agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and... (GunPolicy.org)

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