Thursday, June 30, 2016
A gun shop in Illinois is raffling off an AR-15 to raise money for Pulse victims
By Bridgette Norris
on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:52 PM
According to ABC News
, Second Amendment Sports
in McHenry, Illinois, is selling raffle tickets for $5 to win an AR-15 rifle, which is similar to the semi-automatic weapon Omar Mateen used to murder 49 people and injure 53 people at the Pulse nightclub.
"We wanted to do something for the loss of lives and injuries that happened to people in Orlando," store owner Bert Irslinger Jr. told the Chicago Tribune
Second Amendment Sports says the proceeds, plus its own donations of $2,000 will go to the OneOrlando
The winner of the raffle will be announced on July 31.
An Illinois gun shop owner is raising money for Pulse victims by raffling off an assault rifle.