Report: Gun sales up, gun violence drops

Posted at 6:49 AM, Nov 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-27 06:49:28-05

(WTVR)– A review of statistics on gun sales and gun violence shows the one is falling while the other is soaring.

A Virginia Commonwealth University professor compared state crime data for 2006 through 2011 with gun-dealer sales estimates and found the number of crimes committed with a gun is down, while more people than ever are purchasing firearms.

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