Curt Sebastian says he wasn’t expecting a rush of customers but, as a small business owner, he’ll take it. He says fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus have more than doubled sales at his two Northern Virginia gun stores in the past few weeks. “We had no choice but to increase staff at both locations,” Sebastian said. “It’s wide open,...
The News4 I-Team found groceries aren’t the only items in demand. One Virginia gun store owner tells Investigative Reporter Jodie Fleischer sales have spiked since the coronavirus hit the D.C. area.
Gun sales have been on the rise with the largest year-over-year spike since 2016.