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26 July 2006

New York Press

New York City suffers hundreds of gun-related deaths each year, but some weapon manufacturers are bent on boosting the toll in 2006. And if the last week is any indication, the city's murder enthusiasts had a lot to be thankful for. Using Queens as a representative borough: An 11-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet Monday afternoon while cooling-off in a fire hydrant, and three men were found in possession of "cop-killer" handguns that are specially engineered... (GunPolicy.org)

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