Local Gun Shop Owner Explains Process of Purchasing Firearms Online

1 year 8 months 1 week ago Thursday, August 29 2019 Aug 29, 2019 August 29, 2019 5:24 PM August 29, 2019 in News - Local

BROWNSVILLE – This week, authorities learned the alleged gunman in a mass shooting in Ohio purchased his weapon online from a shop in Texas.

Anthony Morales of Brownsville says buying his gun online was an option, but didn’t feel comfortable and wanted to know exactly who he was buying the gun from.

Morales shopped around for about a year before deciding on a purchase.

The uncertainty led him to a local gun shop.

Mel Rodero, owner of a Brownsville gun store, says buying online doesn’t make the process any easier.

Firearm purchases online never ship directly to a residence.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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