Lori Haas in The Rappahannock News

Rappahannock shooting case expands to Warren County

Lori Haas, a spokesperson for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, a nonprofit gun control organization based in Washington, DC, explained the Virginia purchase process in a phone call.

“The Rural King has a federal firearms license to sell guns,” Haas said. “They are required to run background checks on firearm purchases.” In Virginia the application first goes to the Virginia State Police, who forward it on to the FBI. The entire automated investigation process takes three minutes. The application submitted in Edmund Kavanagh’s name was approved.

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