On Wednesday, the Chicago Police Department shared a photo of weapons and drugs it seized following a bust.
Great intel lead to a positive search warrant for the 1063 team in the 10th District. Weapons and drugs recovered. pic.twitter.com/Kq38HxPOap
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) April 19, 2017
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:
— Asocial Optimist (@SarcasticPoet33) April 20, 2017
— Michael Stribling (@voltattoo) April 20, 2017
— cx (@cxcope) April 20, 2017
— #FreeAlexis (@ThomasSimpson01) April 19, 2017
— EducatédHillbilly™ (@RobProvince) April 20, 2017
— dan elkind fanclub (@DoubleEBooks) April 19, 2017
— Leo (@Mrsassypants_) April 20, 2017
— Jorge Gonzalez (@Hodahay181) April 19, 2017
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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