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United States

3 February 2010

KPBS Radio (San Diego)

Baja California police say a man they detained, who had a high calibre armor piercing gun, offered officers $20,000 to let him go. State police say an anonymous tip led them to the 32-year-old Joaquín Pedroza Ávila who was in a parked car. Officers say they found the gun in the back seat. The Barrett .50 calibre, also known as a sniper rifle, can hit targets more than a mile away. Armies around the world use the gun or a slightly modified version. U.S. and Mexican... (

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