Boulder Shooter Bought Gun Four Days After The NRA Celebrated Overturn Of Local Ban On Assault Weapons

The Denver Post reports:

The suspected gunman, identified Tuesday, surrendered to police after being shot in the leg. The 21-year-old from Arvada wore a tactical vest and carried a handgun and a long gun — a Ruger AR-556 — that he had purchased six days earlier, according to his arrest warrant affidavit, which was released Tuesday. He did not answer many questions asked by arresting officers about the shooting in the store and its parking lot, and is expected to face 10 counts of first-degree murder.

The Washington Post reports:

The city of Boulder, Colo., barred assault weapons in 2018, as a way to prevent mass shootings like the one that killed 17 at a high school in Parkland., Fla., earlier that year. But 10 days after that ban was blocked in court, the city was rocked by its own tragedy: Ten people, including a Boulder police officer, were killed at a supermarket in the city’s south end on Monday after a gunman opened fire, law enforcement officials said.