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Gun sales have soared
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The mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school did more than bring the nation together in grief. It brought out hoards of gun enthusiasts looking to buy high-powered weapons.Two local gun shops in Warren County say they’ve been bombarded by gun requests, especially for assault rifles.“There’s no telling how many calls I’ve gotten from people who say they need an AR-15 Bushmaster,” said John Basham, owner of Pigeon Hill Gun Shop in Centertown. “I had one guy call and try to give me his credit card number.