Black Friday transactions rise, and Va. annual mark is in sight
Va. gun sales set Black Friday high as state prepares to set new annual record
Customer David Schwartz of Goochland County completed the purchase of a shotgun Tuesday at Colonial Shooting Academy in Henrico County. Assistant retail manager Peter Schreiber went over paperwork with him.
Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 5:33 pm, Tue Jul 22, 2014.
Virginia gun sales set a new high for Black Friday as the number of firearms sold statewide continues to soar and is just days away from setting an annual record.
Gun transactions in Virginia totaled 3,902 on Black Friday, a 1.2 percent increase over the previous record of 3,856 transactions on the same day in 2012, according to the latest Virginia State Police figures of mandatory criminal-background checks of gun buyers.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:33 pm.