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Connecticut Shop Where Nancy Lanza
Bought 1 Of Her Guns Raided By Feds

CBS News [New York], by Staff

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Posted By:SourKraut, 12/22/2012 3:12:24 PM

New York - Federal agents raided an eastern Connecticut gun shop on Thursday, the same gun shop that sold one of the weapons used by the Newtown elementary school shooter. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, assisted by police, moved in on Riverview Sales at 4 Prospect Hill Road in East Windsor at around 5:15 p.m., reported Len Besthoff of CBS 2 sister station WFSB in Hartford. Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six adults with a Bushmaster .223-caliber rifle in Newtown last Friday, the second-worst mass shooting in United States history.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ann_n_GA, 12/22/2012 3:14:13 PM     (No. 9079702)

hmmm. And guess what gun company has a corporate office in CT? Ruger

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Reply 2 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/22/2012 3:16:39 PM     (No. 9079708)

Tyranny. Does anyone doubt it any longer?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/22/2012 3:26:12 PM     (No. 9079717)

I believe this was grandstanding on the part of the feds, just like the arrest for a parole violation of that egyptian living in california, who distributed the video about mohammed.
Nothing more.
BATF could have checked inventory and paperwork without putting on this show. They audit gun dealers regularly, without the big show.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 12/22/2012 3:33:38 PM     (No. 9079730)

Two crimes were attempted at the store, one apparently successful and they get raided? Is it somehow a crime to be a victim of a crime. Sounds like something you´d find in an islamic country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: CEP, 12/22/2012 3:43:50 PM     (No. 9079740)

"All indications are Thursday’s raid was not directly related to the Newtown massacre investigation, but, as Besthoff reported, it was related to several other crimes committed at the store, including the recent theft of an AR-15 and the attempted theft of a .50-caliber long gun, both by a man with mental illness, Besthoff reported."

Why would they raid the store, sounds like the store did nothing wrong, in fact sounds like the store was the victim of theft, yet they were raided?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/22/2012 4:00:01 PM     (No. 9079751)

Guys, is this real? Is this really happening? Nancy Lanza legally bought her gun there and they RAID the man´s store as if he´s Al Capone or something?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 12/22/2012 4:15:47 PM     (No. 9079762)

There are over 1000 comments on this article. I read just a few of the first page and they are rabidly against Obama, some talking impeachment. Wow. On a CBS New York article?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wsdiego, 12/22/2012 5:02:23 PM     (No. 9079808)

And I´m sure all paper work properly filled out! Liberals all about a show, perception is reality! No substance there!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 12/22/2012 5:40:50 PM     (No. 9079837)

Fast & Furious got exposed and now on to plan B.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/22/2012 5:43:49 PM     (No. 9079840)

"All indications are Thursday’s raid was not directly related to the Newtown massacre investigation,"

Spare me. This is just the cowboy cops at the ATF, seeking to squeeze some publicity out of the 20 murdered children.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: scarface67, 12/22/2012 6:13:56 PM     (No. 9079855)


Cheap theatrics.




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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jdmii, 12/22/2012 8:11:00 PM     (No. 9079931)

A day late and a dollar short in putting a nut away but then that would violate his rights.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/22/2012 8:21:55 PM     (No. 9079935)

One question.....Why was the shop raided?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Screwgun, 12/22/2012 8:25:11 PM     (No. 9079939)

This is like arresting a guy who posted a video after terrorists kill an ambassador...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hisself, 12/22/2012 8:26:38 PM     (No. 9079942)

BATFE is and always has been a thoroughly corrupt organization!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 12/22/2012 8:52:41 PM     (No. 9079954)

Not sure, but being CBS is a sensation grubbing rag, I wonder if maybe the owner didn´t call in the police because some mentally ill nut was trying to steal a 50 cal rifle. It sounds like the same guy had just previously stolen an AR-15 so the owner must have recognized him and called the police. If there was a robbery in progress, of course they´d go through the inventory.

If the BATF is doing an investigation, this isn´t their MO. CBS seeing a remote relationship to the Newtown shooting might be creating a better story on what was a robbery in process.

These "journalists" are terrible at reporting and this is a case in point. Just enough misleading information given to leave you no solid facts and the few you get are skewed.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy, 12/22/2012 9:03:27 PM     (No. 9079966)

Yeh and the guy who made the video is still in jail....what a country.....

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