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United States

30 September 2007

Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)

A slip of paper stood between Robert Bigi and a gun used in a shooting across the state line in Maryland. In 1998, Bigi, 70, of Fayette County, sold the semiautomatic pistol. He provided record of the sale to Pennsylvania State Police, as state law requires when a handgun changes hands. In spring 2005, Bigi received a call from a Cumberland, Md., sheriff's sergeant. "He says to me, 'Do you own a semiautomatic Makarov pistol?'" said Bigi, a member of Firearm Owners... (

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