St. Louis Area Gun Sales ‘Through The Roof’
[su_right_ad]In the wake of rioting and looting in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown, gun sales are spiking in the area.
Mid America Arms in South County reported that firearm sales were up by about 50 percent on Tuesday.
Customers are loading up on semi-automatic handguns and shotguns, said Al Rothweiler, one of the owners…
“The things that have gone on (locally) have made people act,” Rothweiler said. He said he was glad that business was good, “but I don’t like selling on fear.”
At Bull’s Eye on Manchester Road in St. Louis, sales were up “a little bit,” an employee said.
At Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton sales are “through the roof,” said John Stephenson, a general manager.