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Gun in AZ Attack Bought Legally

Law enforcement officials have confirmed the gun that was used in the attack at Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ public event in Tucson, Arizona, Friday was bought legally. The shooter, allegedly 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner,  reportedly fired on Giffords from about four feet away, sending her to the hospital with critical wounds, injuring 18 people in total and killing six, including a child and a federal judge. The gun was purchased on November 30 at Sportman’s Warehouse, in Tucson, and was bought along with at least one additional handgun.

January 8, 2011 3:43 PM