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Chicago Sues Westforth Sports for Illegal Gun Sales


Everytown Law represents the City of Chicago in lawsuit against Indiana gun store tied to over 850 crime guns recovered by City.

On April 26, 2021, the City of Chicago, represented by Everytown Law and Mayer Brown LLP, filed a lawsuit against Westforth Sports, Inc, alleging that Westforth’s sales practices contributed to a public nuisance in the City. The City alleges that Westforth is engaged in a pattern of negligently and unlawfully selling firearms to persons that it knows are engaged in straw purchasing and unlicensed dealing in firearms.  This pattern of unlawful and negligent sales has created, exacerbated, and sustained a public nuisance that causes harm to the health, safety, and well-being of Chicago residents.

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