Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Arizona Glock Sales Soar in Wake of Shooting

Posted By on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 6:56 PM

Michael Riley at Bloomberg News reports that sales of weapons like the one used in last weekend's shooting have soared:

After a Glock-wielding gunman killed six people at a Tucson shopping center on Jan. 8, Greg Wolff, the owner of two Arizona gun shops, told his manager to get ready for a stampede of new customers.

Wolff was right. Instead of hurting sales, the massacre had the $499 semi-automatic pistols — popular with police, sport shooters and gangsters — flying out the doors of his Glockmeister stores in Mesa and Phoenix.

Read the whole thing here.

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