Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Shooter rifle identified

According to an LNP article, District Attorney Craig Stedman has identified the rifle used in Friday's shooting as a Savage Model 11 .22-250 bolt action rifle with a scope (similar to the one shown above).

The type of ammunition used in the rifle is described below:

The Australian Special Air Service Regiment used Tikka M55 sniper rifles chambered in .22-250 for urban terrorism duties in the 1980s, in an attempt to reduce excessive penetration and ricochets.[8]

1 comment:

  1. Under 18 should have no access to this type of weapon or any other.
    Soon people will be hanging human heads on their walls instead of DEER!