9/3/2019, 7:23 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Walmart to end handgun ammunition sales

Walmart Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will stop selling handgun ammunition after it runs out of current inventories. The company added it will also completely exit the handgun market by discontinuing handgun sales in Alaska. Walmart also asked customers not to "openly carry" firearms into its stores unless they are law enforcement officers.

"We know these decisions will inconvenience some of our customers, and we hope they will understand. As a company, we experienced two horrific events in one week, and we will never be the same," Walmart said.

The decision comes in response to a series of deadly shootings across the United States, including incidents at Walmart stores in El Paso, Texas, in which 22 people lost their lives, and Southaven, Mississippi, in which an employee of the company killed two coworkers.

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