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Ohio Gun Maker Swamped With Orders Since Connecticut Shooting

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Tom Deeb, owner of Hi Point Firearms, one of the nation's largest gun producers, has been inundated with calls, orders and repairs since the Sandy Hook school shooting. Deeb may have to redesign the carbine rifles he sells if proposed gun legislation passes.
5:00AM
February
11, 2013

Gun sales soared following the Connecticut school shooting in December. At the same time, the White House began drafting a proposal for stricter gun control measures. WOSU recently traveled to Mansfield to talk with an Ohio-based gun maker about the effects the last six weeks has had on his business.