New York: Gun law arrest draws criticism

| October 16, 2013

New York: Gun law arrest draws criticism

The City of Lockport Police Department has found itself under fire for enforcing an unpopular part of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, which limits how many rounds of ammunition may be carried in a standard magazine.A Town of Lockport man who was a passenger during a traffic stop was charged when he turned over a loaded semiautomatic handgun in a holster from the glove compartment to an officer on Saturday.The gun was legal, but police say the 10 rounds of 9 mm ammunition found in the magazine were not, because they violated the state law that limits ammo in a magazine to seven rounds.

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