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Gun Policy News, 11 April 2010


11 April 2010

Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey)

A glitzy gun shop visible from the mall food court would have been a rare sight in Turkey until recently, as guns were mostly sold at small establishments tucked away in back alleys or industrial neighborhoods. The vast Silah Dünyası (Gun World) stores, however, are designed to attract attention. The first chain store in Turkey to specialize in guns, security devices and hunting and hobby equipment, Gun World was founded in 2003. It currently has two locations in... (

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United States

11 April 2010

Associated Press

An 83-year-old man has been arrested after his gun went off inside the 24-Hour Fitness Center at the Sunvalley Mall on Sunday night, according to the Concord Police Department. It appears the shooting happened by accident, said Lt. Steve Dyer. At approximately 6:00PM, CPD officers were dispatched to the 24 Hour Fitness Center located at Sun Valley Mall regarding an elderly male suspect who fired a handgun inside the business. The suspect was located sitting in his... (

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