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United States

15 July 2007

US News & World Report

NEW ORLEANS — For as long as Anthony Cannatella can remember, Elliot's Gun Shop has been a thorn in his side. A third-generation New Orleans cop, Cannatella, now deputy police chief, says he has traced more guns used in crimes back to the nondescript warehouse on Jefferson Highway than to any other business in the region. A criminal record, a mental illness, being underage — there sometimes seemed no barrier to getting a firearm from Elliot's, police say. Once, says... (

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