Theater gunman bought gear from Missouri company

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

CHESTERFIELD, MO (KKCO) The Cat 5 company sells knives, vests, holsters, pouches and other tactical accessories. A sales receipt shows Holmes purchased about $300 worth of gear in early July.
The company's chief operating officer says they process thousands of orders a day. He says military and law enforcement personnel are their main customers.

"We were all shocked and appalled that he would have used our gear for those purposes. It was a startling discovery, to say the least, especially given the recency," says Andrew Hoefener, Cat 5 Chief Operating Officer.

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  • by So on Jul 23, 2012 at 08:05 PM
    Someone bought legal merchandise from a reputable business. SO WHAT? How many kids overdose each year buying household materials from WalMart? This is only news if you are a total moron or a flaming socialist. Oops there is no difference.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 23, 2012 at 04:32 PM
    1) If they are, so will your M-4. 2) They jam. 3) They're heavy.
  • by newsflash on Jul 23, 2012 at 05:21 AM
    Shooter used city water to bathe and flush toilet just prior to going to theater to see batman premier.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 23, 2012 at 04:18 AM
    KKCO, this report isn't news, it's political activism. Cut out trying to manipulate the thoughts of your viewers and stick with the news. Please. I am ashamed to read this story.
  • by Don Location: GJ on Jul 22, 2012 at 04:01 PM
    What is the point of reporting this? It doesn't make a bit of difference. All those purchases were legal. Just what is the point?
  • by Publius Location: GJ on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:17 PM
    The media will be feasting on this carcass of a story until even the bones are gone. Nobody cares where he bought this stuff.
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      by Duh on Jul 22, 2012 at 01:26 PM in reply to Publius
      Anything to keep from illuminating any of the real problems in the country. More shiny media objects to distract the weak minded in a vain attempt to aid Barry Soetoro's re-election campaign.
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Jul 23, 2012 at 01:26 PM in reply to Publius
      I better get me some of those 100 round drum mags for my M-4, I am betting they will be illegal soon.
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        by Anonymous on Jul 24, 2012 at 10:15 AM in reply to
        Just like they become when he was first elected. Obama is the best news for gun stores.
  • by Stupid Stupid Stupid on Jul 21, 2012 at 10:29 PM
    I'll bet he bought stuff from Walmart too. What an asinine abuse of journalism!!! It's really a shame that the level of talent at KKCO is so abysmally low.
    • reply
      by bill on Jul 21, 2012 at 11:25 PM in reply to Stupid Stupid Stupid
      it is sad. kudos to you.
    • reply
      by Prophet on Jul 22, 2012 at 07:51 PM in reply to Stupid Stupid Stupid
      Its NBC. What else would you expect? Just look at their national ratings!
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