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Study: Nevada gun shows tied to California gun violence

Posted at 5:28 PM, Oct 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 04:48:26-04

A new study says gun shows in Nevada are tied to gun violence in California.

Researchers analyzed death and injuries related to guns in California before and after gun shows in Nevada and California.

They found communities within driving distance of Nevada saw an increase after a gun show in the Silver State. Some increased nearly 70 percent.

There was no change after a gun show in California.

Researchers say the study suggests that travel to less-restrictive states like Nevada may threaten the effectiveness of firearm laws within California.

The study was conducted by University of California, Berkley. Read more here.