Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:33 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Oklahoma City gun dealers report spike in sales

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 28, 2012 at 8:12 a.m.

— Oklahoma City gun dealers say there has been a sharp spike in sales in the past two months.

H&H Shooting Sports Complex President Miles Hall told The Oklahoman that some customers are worried about tighter gun regulations while others want to be armed against people who commit mass shootings.

Hall says H&H sold 2,000 military-style rifles in two days and has sold out of the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle like the one used in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting.

Hall said sales were high before the Newtown shooting and talk of stricter gun restrictions since has driven traffic even more.

Big Boy’s Guns & Ammo owner Mike Blackwell says he’s sold more than 200 guns in the past week — compared a normal average of a few dozen.

Comments on: Oklahoma City gun dealers report spike in sales

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Groundskeeper

    For 154 unit apartment complex located in NLR. Approx. 30 h...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Teachers

    Bryant School District has the following certified openings:...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Diesel mechanic

    mechanics w/Truck & Trailer Exp Needed! Competitive Pay DOE,...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Customer service representative

    Become involved in the fast-paced sign industry by joining ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Laundry manager

    laundry manager to hire, train & supervise employees at mult...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 792 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online