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Aberdeen gun shop seeing huge surge in gun sales

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 Guns such as the AK-47 are flying off store shelves nationwide - including here in South Dakota.

 Less than three weeks into 2013 and more than eighty concealed permits have been issued in Brown County alone...far surpassing the 58 issued in December.

 With gun enthusiasts not wanting to lose their guns to legislation in the nations capitol... they are buying concealed hand-guns at a furious rate.
 Gun shop owners have had a tough time keeping their shelves stocked with semi-automatic weapons and especially AR-15's...a light-weight automatic hand gun,
 Gun shop owner A.J. Hoffman told us this is the busiest his store has ever been in January. "Business has increased, dramatically.  Yeah and the last four weeks have been the busiest since opening pheasant season."

 Gun shop owners have been enjoying the increased business but believe this surge will plateau soon and business will return to normal.

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