Norfolk Police Chief Wonders How Kids Are Getting Guns
By Tom Knighton
My old stomping grounds of Norfolk, Va. is having a bit of a problem. It’s being described as an epidemic, really.
“That made me say, ‘wow, how in the hell are these kids getting these guns,’” Chief Larry Boone exclaimed when he sat down with 13News Now.
Headlines revealing the trend have splashed across the screen this year. They include stories about a 14-year-old charged with shooting two 16-year-olds, a 15-year-old shot to death, and a 17-year-old shot a store clerk in an attempted robbery.
Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone said this issue is not about gun control; it’s about stopping kids from being able to get guns.
The NPD has studied the issue, of course, but I could have already told him the answer to his question.
They get their guns from people who don’t give a damn about gun laws. They buy them from people who would sell to anyone with cash.
It’s not like these kids are going into gun stores and buying them. It’s not like they’re surfing the classified listings and buying guns from law-abiding gun owners looking to liquidate part of their collections.
No. They’re finding some dirtball on the street, handing him …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms