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United States

25 October 2010

Washington Post, Series

A man walked into Roanoke Firearms one summer day in 2004 to buy a Glock 17 handgun with a laser sight and high-capacity magazine. Three nights later, he unleashed a jackhammer of gunfire - 33 rounds - into a crowded parking lot up the road, killing one and wounding two. At Bob's Gun Shop in Norfolk, a woman accompanied by an 18-year-old with a long rap sheet bought a "Baby 9" for protection in November 2006. Seven weeks later, the teen stole a truck and used the 9mm... (

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