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7 June 2008

Tucson Citizen (Arizona) / AP

A young man with a history of mental instability who is charged with murdering a police officer was not on any law enforcement list preventing him from acquiring weapons, a loophole that many states tried to close after the Virginia Tech shootings last year. Authorities believe David Nickolas Delich bought parts through the mail to build the three assault-style rifles he had in his possession during last weekend's shooting spree. They also say Delich, 25, somehow... (GunPolicy.org)

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