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Gun Policy News, 27 January 2010

États-Unis

27 January 2010

Los Angeles Times, Blog

Three Years, 2,603 Killings The maps on the newly designed Homicide Report confirm many widely accepted truisms about killing in the county that have long shaped Angelenos' assumptions about who dies and where. Put simply, since 2007 most murder victims have been young, Latino and black men living in a broad corridor that runs down either side of the Harbor Freeway from downtown Los Angeles to the Century Freeway and then bends eastward into Compton. It is a violent... (GunPolicy.org)

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31977

États-Unis

27 January 2010

San Francisco Chronicle

SAN BRUNO, California - A Skyline College student who was shot and wounded at the San Bruno campus last year has been convicted of a gun violation, a prosecutor said today. Eric Brewer, 20, pleaded no contest Tuesday in San Mateo County Superior Court to a felony charge of carrying a loaded firearm in a public place. Judge Susan Etezadi placed him on three years of probation and gave him credit for time served in jail, about nine months. In exchange for his plea,... (GunPolicy.org)

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31982

États-Unis

27 January 2010

Water Town Daily Times (New York)

ALEXANDRIA BAY, New York - The owner of Panunzio's Guns, Route 37, said he was duped by federal authorities when he sold a rifle to a woman he later learned was an undercover agent. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and state police executed a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at the town of Alexandria store. Louis R. Panunzio, the 79-year-old shop owner, who has been selling guns for more than 40 years, said he was surprised by the... (GunPolicy.org)

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31983

États-Unis

27 January 2010

Water Town Daily Times (New York)

NORFOLK, Virginia — The owner of Straight Shooters gun shop on Route 420 faces federal charges following a raid Tuesday morning by U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and state police. Richard M. Oakes, 50, pleaded not guilty Tuesday before Judge David E. Peebles in U.S. District Court, Syracuse, to failure to record a firearm purchaser's identity, federal prosecutors said. He could serve up to five years in federal prison and face a fine... (GunPolicy.org)

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31984

États-Unis

27 January 2010

Denver Post (Colorado)

A gun-rights group says it will fight Colorado State University's proposal to ban concealed weapons on the Fort Collins and Pueblo campuses. Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, which is based in Fort Collins, claims the gun ban is a clear violation of Colorado law. On Monday, the group will announce its protest plans, which may include legal action. "We are certainly going to pursue every opportunity to not let CSU wag its little finger and do whatever they want under state... (GunPolicy.org)

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31988

Afrique du Sud

27 January 2010

Telegraph (UK)

Almost 3,000 South African police firearms were lost or stolen in just nine months, it emerged today – about three for every police station in the country, which has some of the highest crime rates in the world The worrying statistic comes less than six months before the football World Cup kicks off in the country. Dianne Kohler Barnard, the opposition Democratic Alliance shadow police minister, said that the state weapons manufacturer Armscor had recently ordered... (GunPolicy.org)

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31991

Afrique du Sud

27 January 2010

South African Press Association

The police are "unwittingly fuelling the illegal arms trade" by ordering thousands of new pistols to replace those that have been lost or stolen, the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday. Dianne Kohler Barnard said 4 000 new pistols ordered by the South African Police Service (SAPS) were not to boost firepower, but "mostly to replace lost and stolen firearms". "As revealed on the Armscor website, the ordering of 4 000 new Beretta pistols means that another... (GunPolicy.org)

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31992

Taïwan

27 January 2010

China Post (Taiwan)

CHIAYI, Taiwan -- Chiayi Police yesterday crossed municipal lines to arrest a man who allegedly ran an underground weapons factory behind the facade of a registered green business in Chiayi County, local media reported. Kuo Wen-tsan was also suspected of illegal arms sale, given the sophisticated construction of six remodeled handguns found on scene, police were quoted as saying. But Kuo was cited as telling authorities that he was merely reconstructing weapons for fun... (GunPolicy.org)

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31993

États-Unis

27 January 2010

New York Daily News

Cash-strapped people packing guns walked into four Bronx churches last weekend - and were paid for it. Nearly 1,200 guns - handguns, semi-automatic weapons and sawed-off shotguns - were swapped for $200 each on Saturday as part of the latest joint NYPD/Bronx District Attorney's office gun buyback program. Citywide, law enforcement officials have taken 5,700 guns off the streets since 2008. "We'll never know, but that's potentially more than 5,000 lives saved," Police... (GunPolicy.org)

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31995