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LA County Sheriff orders gun stores to close; adds 1,300 deputies to patrol

• By Bill Melugin

In a sit-down interview with FOX 11, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva declared gun stores as nonessential businesses that will be forced to close.

Sheriff Villanueva also said he's adding 1,300 deputies to patrol, that he's released 1,700 nonviolent inmates from county jails, and criticized how local politicians have handled the messaging behind the numerous stay-at-home orders.

Gun stores closing in LA County

As FOX 11 was first to report, LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says gun stores don't belong on that list. Many people are heading out to buy firearms before a deadline. But some are being turned away.