Gun, ammo sales increasing amidst coronavirus scare


Jim Willingham, owner of Bluegrass and Bullets in Hamilton, is shown displaying a SIG SAUER P365 pistol, which is one of his most popular products.

HAMILTON - Gun and ammo sales have increased over the past month--so has picking and plucking, says Jim Willingham, owner of Bluegrass and Bullets in Hamilton.
Gun stores across the state are remaining open during the COVID-19 lockdown as they are among the few businesses classified as “essential.”
Willingham says the firearm business has picked up as more and more residents are concerned about the impacts of COVID-19.
As people have started spending more time at home under curfew and quarantine, they’ve also started picking up their instruments again and are buying fresh strings.

 


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