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3 Reminders for Police on "Toy" and "Replica" Weapons as Halloween Approaches

For years now, bad guys have been painting guns in neon colors to look like toys, while so-called "toys" have become so realistic that they're virtually indistinguishable from the real thing—especially in rapidly unfolding, high-stress situations.

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NV Officer Fatally Shoots Man After Being Shot with Replica BB Handgun

“Preliminarily, the investigation suggests the weapon produced was a replica BB gun; however, further investigation is needed to confirm the capability of the suspected weapon,” the department states in a social media post.

AZ Police Shoot and Kill Man Armed with Replica Handgun

Police said the man then pointed what was believed to be a handgun into the air before lowering it toward officers. Two officers fired their duty weapons and struck the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Illinois Man Arrested for Pointing BB Gun at Off-Duty Police Officer

A man in Rockford, IL, has been arrested for pointing a BB gun at a police officer earlier this week.

BB Gun Recovered from Scene of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in California

A BB gun closely resembling a Beretta 92F was reportedly recovered from the scene of an officer-involved shooting that left 17-year-old Hannah Williams dead.

CA Officers Take Black Powder Gun from Gang Member

The police report lists the gun as a .44 Magnum. The image details that it was a replica Model 1858 New Army .44-caliber cap-and-ball revolver of the kind made by a number of Italian firms, chiefly for the collector market.

Air Venturi Releases Nomad 4500 PSI Portable Compressor for Filling Airguns

The Nomad plugs into a standard 110V outlet or attaches to a standard car battery. Once connected, it can fill PCP guns directly up to to 4,500 psi with an adjustable cut-off switch. Each compressor includes a hose with female quick disconnect fitting, integrated moisture catch, and a bleed valve.

Murder Suspect Killed by Georgia Officers Reportedly Pointed Airgun at Police

“Verbal commands were given by officers, but Boyd did not comply and raised the airgun toward officers,” a release from GBI states. “Several law enforcement officers fired their weapons, striking Boyd.”

OR Teen was Warned by Police About Danger of Carrying Toy Gun 3 Months Before He was Killed in OIS

Three months before a Portland officer fatally shot 17-year-old Quanice Hayes, another officer had warned Hayes and another boy accused of breaking into a car that the fake gun they had could get them killed.

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Laser Ammo USA Releases New Airsoft Laser Solutions

Affordability and government-agency-level firearm training were what Laser Ammo had in mind when it developed its recent line of Airsoft solutions: the SPIDER adapter; the newly designed-for-2016 LA-FLASH suppressor adapter; and the R.E.A.L. (Recoil Enabled Airsoft Laser).

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