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By Jamie Henneman
The Davenport Times 

National unrest spikes Lincoln County gun sales

Davenport Sporting Goods thin on inventory

 

Last updated 7/1/2020 at 9:36pm

Jamie Henneman | The Davenport Times

Gun sales at Davenport Sporting Goods have been brisk this year, nearly emptying the gun case and racks. Store co-owner Jonn Chapman (pictured) said he continues to get daily inquiries for firearms.

DAVENPORT – As the country continues to experience unrest due to the Corona virus and recent riots by the Black Lives Matter and Antifa movements, locals in Eastern Washington are clearing the shelves of local gun stores.

Davenport Sporting Goods co-owner Jonn Chapman said that the store that features handguns, hunting rifles, ammo and accessories has been growing in business since it opened in 2016.

"Our sales have grown every year but this year has blown last year out of the water," Chapman said. "I've had two people come in for guns just this morning. If it wasn't for the handguns I cu...



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