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Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit

In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019 photo, family members of Vicente Juarez, including from left to right, his granddaughter Dyani (cq), 12, daughter Diana, wife Leticia and son Christian, pose for a photograph with a portrait of Juarez at their home in Oswego, Ill. Juarez was one of five people fatally shot by a coworker on Feb. 15 at the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora. A Chicago Tribune investigation suggests that tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still have firearms. The problem was underscored in February's Aurora shooting when the shooter used a gun he kept despite the revocation of his Firearm Owner’s Identification card in 2014.

Associated Press

May 27, 2019

Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in February when a man killed five former colleagues and wounded five police offic...

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