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Retired Police Officer Has Firearms Seized Under Connecticut’s “red flag” Law

First his daughter had died in 2015, and then his wife had died two days earlier while in hospice care in their living room. A medical technician had come to take away her hospital bed early the next day, and McGuire told the man he wanted to burn down his house and shoot himself. “What else do I have to lose?”

After his family died, he threatened to kill himself. So the police took his guns.

by Eli Saslow March 17 Email the author


LISBON, Conn. — John McGuire was inside his house with 81 guns when five state troopers were dispatched to investigate a threat he had reportedly made. Continue reading