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News Story Source: http://www.dcclothesline.com, by Jeremiah Johnson
Yes, here it is: Here it starts.
Apparently, the individual is a 56-year-old man who has not committed a crime: he just falls into a category of people that could "pose a harm to the public good." Here's an excerpt:
The Orlando Sentinel reports that "four firearms and 267 rounds of ammunition" were taken from the man, and he was "taken to a hospital for involuntary psychiatric treatment."
The seized firearms were listed as "a Ruger LCP .380 pistol, an M2 Mauser .45 pistol, a Charter Arms .357 mag snub nose revolver and a Mossberg 500 12-gauge shotgun."
The paper notes that "the civil ruling removing his access to guns and ammunition was granted under … new legislation — which permits confiscating guns from people who have not been committed but are deemed a potential risk to themselves or others, according to the order signed by Broward's Chief Judge Jack Tuter.
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