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United States

8 April 2009

Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)

A gun shop where Stanton Heights ambush suspect Richard Poplawski bought weapons also sold the gun used in a 2000 shooting spree in Wilkinsburg in which three people died. Buddy Savage, owner of Braverman Arms Co. on Penn Avenue in Wilkinsburg, said Tuesday he sold Poplawski a shotgun and two pistols. Poplawski did not obtain the assault rifle found in his arsenal through Savage, the shop owner said. Braverman sold the weapon Ronald Taylor used nine years ago to kill... (

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