Nights Of Violence No Mo’: Missouri Gun Sales Go Up as Residents Deal with Race Riots

gun-storeEditor’s Note: St. Louis citizens are taking their protection into their own hands as the Michael Brown race riots continue. Police response time must not be dependable there.

Gun sales are up across St. Louis since the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent nights of violence.

Sales have quadrupled at ‘Metro Shooting’ in Bridgeton according to owner Steven King. He says sales have mainly been to men, but not all:

“Probably a dozen or two dozen guns to females, single mothers. We’ve sold to black people, white people. We’ve sold to asians who have businesses on West Florissant.” said King. “They’re just afraid of whats going on and they’re coming in to purchase either additional firearms or their first firearm.”

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