Recoil Firearms in Detroit — Up 50% this past week compared to the week before. They have sold out of Glocks and AR’s. Guns Direct in L.A. — Up 40% this week compared to last week. Customers buying mostly handguns. US publication, TMZ reached out to gun shops in 20 U.S. cities this week and half of them reported a substantial increase in sales of firearms and ammunition since pro-Trump insurrectionists stormed the Capitol Building on January 6. San Diego — No increase Shops like Ray’s Hardware & Sporting Goods in Dallas, and Ammo AZ in Phoenix said their customers told them they are buying guns to “prepare for whatever is next” after the riots regardless of their political affiliation. Louisville — No increase Paulie’s Pistols Gun Shop near New Orleans — Up 400% this week compared to the week before. Completely sold out of ammo. Most customers are buying handguns.
Ray’s Hardware & Sporting Goods in Dallas — Up 200% this week compared to the week before. People are stocking up on handguns and AR’s.
Ammo AZ in Pheonix — Up 50% this week compared to the week before. People are mostly buying AR-15’s and whatever ammo they can get.
Nashville — No increase
Baltimore — No increase
Hyatt Gun Shop in Charlotte said it completely sold out of ammo and rifles this week and has very little product left after a surge of both Republicans and Democrats coming in and stocking up. Hyatt also revealed that while Democrat customers expressed concern about the aftermath of the Capitol riots, the Republicans said they’re worried Joe Biden is going to try to take their guns away.
There has reportedly been an increase in gun sales in the United States, days after the Capitol riot which has received condemnation from different corners.
Mid America Arms in St. Louis — Up 20% this week compared to last week, but would be higher if they hadn’t run out of product. Sold out of ammo and most handguns.
Oklahoma City — No increase
The publication gave a breakdown of the sales as follows;
Controlled Pair Munitions in Las Vegas — Up 50% this week compared to the week before. Sold out of ammo, customers mostly buying handguns and shotguns.
Boston — No increase
Philadelphia — No increase
Shooters World in Tampa — Up 100% this week compared to Christmas week. People are buying every pistol in stock, and they’re running very low on AR’s and shotguns.
Chicago — No increase
Paulie’s Pistols near New Orleans told the publication that its sales are up 400% this week compared to last week. While it always has a steady influx of Republican customers, the shop says this week they’ve sold to a surprising number to Democrats who purchased a firearm for the first time.
Atlanta — No increase
Green Mountain Guns in Denver — Getting 100 calls a day asking about gun inventory. Currently sold out of every handgun.
New York — No increase
Hyatt Gun Shop in Charlotte — Sales up 20% this week compared to the week before. Sold out of ammo and rifles, and very little product left.