Christchurch gun shop says it sold guns online to accused New Zealand shooter

Christchurch gun shop says it sold guns online to accused New Zealand shooter

A Christchurch gun shop on Monday acknowledged selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootin

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A Christchurch gun shop on Monday acknowledged selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings that have upturned New Zealand’s reputation as among the world’s most tolerant and safe nations.READ MORE: New Zealand mosque attacks: Here are the stories of some of the victimsAt a news conference, Gun City owner David Tipple said the store sold four guns and ammunition to Brenton Harrison Tarrant through a “police-verified online mail order process.”He said none of the weapons were military-style semi-automatic weapons. Calling for gun laws to be tightened, New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has said the attacker used five guns, two of them semi-automatic, which were purchased with an ordinary gun license and modified.It was not clear if any of the firearms Tarrant purchased from Gun City were used in Friday’s shootings.WATCH: Investigation continues into accused Christchurch terrorist

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