St. Louis Shooter Bought Gun From Private Seller After FBI Background Check Blocked First Attempt [VIDEO]

NBC News reports:

The shooter who killed two people at a St. Louis high school this week bought the rifle used in the attack from a private seller after he was blocked from buying a gun at a licensed dealer, police said Thursday.

Two people — Jean Kuczka, 61, a health teacher, and student Alexzandria Bell, 15 — were killed in the shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School on Monday, officials said.

“On 10/8/22, the suspect attempted to buy a firearm from a licensed dealer in St. Charles, Missouri. An FBI background check successfully blocked this sale,” St. Louis Police Sgt. Charles Wall said in a statement.

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