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Badger Guns

Nov 19, 2016

Madison gun shop owners join effort to prevent suicide

A sheriff's detective walked into Chuck Lovelace's gun shop in Mount Horeb this spring and delivered unsettling news: A man who had bought a handgun at the shop a few days earlier used it to kill himself.

Aug 30, 2016

Public support fails to move state on gun background checks

On a Sunday afternoon nearly four years ago, Elvin Daniel was in his garden when he got a call from police: His sister, Zina Haughton, had been shot at work.

May 20, 2016

Officers settle lawsuit against gun shop

Two Milwaukee police officers have settled their lawsuit against a gun shop they allege negligently sold a weapon that a suspect used to shoot them.

May 19, 2016

Jury selection to restart in officers’ case against gun shop

A Milwaukee County judge has dismissed prospective jurors in a civil case brought by two police officers against a gun shop.

May 16, 2016

Jury selection starting for wounded officers suing gun shop owner

A second lawsuit is starting this week for trial against a gun shop after a jury in October found the owners of the store were negligent in selling a gun used to injure two Milwaukee police officers.

Nov 13, 2015

No appeal in Badger Guns case

The owners of a West Milwaukee gun shop will not be appealing the nearly $6 million, first-of-its-kind verdict a jury recently awarded to two police officers.

Nov 3, 2015

Verdict against firearms shop could have far-reaching ramifications

When Patrick Dunphy decided in 2010 to go to bat for two Milwaukee police officers who had been shot in their heads the year before, it scarcely occurred to him that he might play a part in rolling back laws that shield firearm sellers from liability for any harm that results from the misuse of their wares.

Oct 14, 2015

Gun shop ordered to pay millions to injured police officers in landmark ruling

Jurors ordered a Wisconsin gun store to pay nearly $6 million on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two Milwaukee police officers who were shot and seriously wounded by a gun purchased at the store.

Oct 13, 2015

Civil trial against gun shop enters final week

The trial over a civil lawsuit brought by a pair of seriously wounded police officers against a Wisconsin gun shop that they say has sold hundreds of weapons used in crimes is nearing its conclusion.

Sep 30, 2015

Officers take on store that sold gun used to shoot them

Two Milwaukee police officers are in court where they are taking on the gun store that sold a firearm to the man who shot them.


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