Following shootings, worried weapon owners scooping up available ammunition

Ammunition suppliers are running low, and now police are struggling along with other gun owners to get new bullets.

Gun owners concerned about new gun-control laws that are being discussed are snapping up ammunition at a rapid pace nationwide, and the increase in demand has caused shortages for both the public and police looking to order new rounds, especially bullets for automatic rifles.

While some gun owners scour area stores on a daily basis to find bullets for personal use, police are cutting back on shooting practice to conserve ammunition while waiting for distributors to catch up to the demand.

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