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9 May 2007

Lancaster New Era (Pennsylvania)

SALEM, Massachusetts — Police in Salem, Mass., arrested a 17-year-old high school student on Monday for carrying a handgun to class. Why is that news here in Lancaster, 385 miles southwest, you wonder? Because that particular weapon, a .380 semiautomatic Beretta, had been reported stolen from a Quarryville-area gun shop nearly nine months ago, police say. "We're looking at the background of that gun, and how it made its way from Pennsylvania to here," Salem Police... (

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