Florida ‘red flag’ gun law used 3,500 times since Parkland

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who leads a commission that investigated the massacre’s causes, says the shooter would have easily qualified for a red flag order. Gualtieri says while it is impossible to say that would have prevented the shooting, the gunman wouldn’t have been able to legally buy weapons or ammunition, making his preparation difficult.

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“We have needed this law for decades,” said Gualtieri, who started a unit in his department that handles only red flag cases.

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