US lawyer: Violent Crime Activity Pressure seizes 94 weapons in first month of operation

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US attorney: Violent Crime Task Force seizes 94 guns in first month of operation

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KSTP

Updated: August 07, 2020 07:50 PM

Created: August 07, 2020 05:40 PM


The Twin Cities Violent Crime Task Force has seized 94 illegal firearms and charged 15 suspects with federal firearms violations in its first 30 days of operation, according to a news release from the Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s Office.

The task force was formed on July 8, and additional federal and state law enforcement resources were brought in to help local agencies combat the surge in gun violence across the Twin Cities metro area.