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Local gun stores try to meet demand as gun and ammunition sales spike

Price says it all started last March when the pandemic first hit.

FARGO, N.D.- Local gun stores are seeing a spike in gun and ammunition purchases. Michael Price from Bill’s Gun Shop and Range in Fargo says it’s been a while since they’ve been able to take a break. “Oh, we’ve definitely been busy,” Price said. He says meeting demand has been quite a task. “It’s been a little bit of a…

Gun stores in the Fargo area see a shortage of ammunition

She says it might stem from the idea there might be a shortage, so people buy extra to stock up.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Gun stores in the area are seeing a shortage of ammunition due to high demand. Lisa Dirk from the Red River Regional Marksmanship Center says it’s hard to find ammo for handguns, 22 rimfire and rifles. She says it might stem from the idea there might be a shortage, so people buy extra to stock up. Dirk adds…

Airman charged, accused of buying gun used in GFAFB murder-suicide

Daesha Heard GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A Grand Forks Air Force Base airman is accused of buying a handgun court documents say was used in a murder-suicide at the base. Airman First Class Daesha Heard faces federal unlawful purchase of a firearm and false statement charges. ATF Special Agent Nicholas Bradt says agents interviewed Heard the day the shooting happened,…

Fargo Police respond to suicidal individual with gun

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department responded to a mental health call at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The caller reported an individual with a gun was suicidal in the 500 block of 23 Avenue S. When officers arrived they set up a perimeter. The individual in question came out unarmed and followed the officers’ orders. The individual was transported to…