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Gun That Belonged to Christopher Dorner Being Auctioned By Vegas Pawn Shop

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A gun once owned by ex-cop Christopher Dorner is being auctioned off by a Las Vegas pawn shop, and the store owner says he wants the money from the sale to help the alleged killer's survivors.

The .38 Special revolver was brought into Bargain Pawn Shop in North Las Vegas in January, and sold for $50. Shop owner George Bramlett surmises the former Los Angeles Police Department officer who once had a home in Vegas "just needed money," according to KLAS-TV.

"We were visited by local police and turned over the video surveillance we had," notes the item auction listing. They also include photos of the paperwork from the sale, as well as a still of Dorner in the store.

Bramlett says he recalls Dorner being "real nice and professional."

The next month, Dorner went on a violent rampage, targeting law enforcement. He is accused of killing two people in Irvine as well as a Riverside police officer and a San Bernardino County sheriff's detective. Ultimately he was cornered in a cabin in Big Bear, where he took his own life while authorities swarmed around him and the building burned to the ground.

Bramlett says he wants the money from the sale of the gun, and is seeking to hand it over to any funds established to help the families of the victims.

Currently the bids are closing in on the $500 level.

Description for Item # 336341610 
 

The coward and murderer Christopher Dorner frequented many gun shops in Las Vegas and sold us this revolver on January 15, 2013. We were visited by local police and turned over the video surveillance we had. We have attached a picture of the original "buy" ticket with Dorner's signature. We would like to donate any proceeds to the families of the victims so please let us know if there have been any funds set up.

Astra model 960 revolver in .38 Spl and with 4" barrel. Action and bore are very good. Appears to have been refinished and exterior is in very nice shape. Appears to be fully functional.

Please email with questions.

 

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