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Chicago PD Releases Picture Of Guns They’ve Seized. There’s Just One Problem.

On Wednesday, the Chicago Police Department shared a photo of weapons and drugs it seized following a bust.

The 19th century-style revolver and early 20th century-style .25 ACP will be noted by firearms enthusiasts, with the former almost qualifying for antique status among collectors.

Reproductions of black powder revolvers are available online, copying the mechanisms of Civil War era firearms.

Twitterati mocked the firearms age:

Chicago saw 762 homicides in 2016. Its population is approximately 2.7 million. Its local government is dominated by Democrats; a Democrat Mayor in Rahm Emanuel, and forty-nine of its fifty city councilors (aldermen) are Democrats,

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