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United States

22 January 2003

Montgomery County Gazette (Maryland)

The first civil lawsuit arising from October's sniper attacks was filed against a gun store and gun manufacturer last week by relatives of two of the Maryland sniper victims. The lawsuit, filed in Pierce County, Wash., charges the owners of Bull's Eye Shooter Supply in Tacoma, Wash., with operating the store in "a grossly negligent manner" by allowing scores of guns, including the Bushmaster XM-15 E2S assault rifle used by the sniper suspects, to disappear inexplicably... (

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