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December 28, 2008, 12:07 PM
Does anyone know anything about the shotguns that were used in the massacre? I have only seen one picture of one of them and it is partially covered by a bullet proof vest. Looks to be sawed off and definetly pump action.

Bill DeShivs
December 28, 2008, 02:27 PM
Since they never convicted anyone, how could you see a picture of the guns used?

Dirty Bill
December 28, 2008, 02:31 PM
My GUESS would be a model 97 pump winchester,probably sawed off. Just a guess,mind you...:cool:

December 28, 2008, 02:32 PM
The Tommy Guns were recovered and are in a PD collection. Taken off Killer Burke


WildcoolhuhAlaska TM

December 29, 2008, 10:03 AM
The police raided Killer Burkes house and retrieved the guns. The cops had the shotguns and now they are gone. I am reasonably certain I have one of them, just don't no how to authenticate it.

December 30, 2008, 12:01 PM
So, post a picture of it! I don't know how far back the Chicago records go, but they must have logged it in somewhere if it was a confiscated firearm? Is it serialised? Maybe you could contact those History Detectives if that PBS show is still on. Cause if you could prove it, then you could sell the thing at one of the big auction houses and rake in the dough!

December 30, 2008, 12:46 PM
I am reasonably certain I have one of them, just don't no how to authenticate it.

Sawed off? Registered I hope:rolleyes:

And if its a crime gun that disapeared how how do you have it?:cool:

WildthinktwiceAlaska ™

December 30, 2008, 02:50 PM
is it a 97? IIRC they found a couple pump street cannons, but do not know what they were. Burke backed up those choppers and shorties with a Savage 99, FWIW.

December 30, 2008, 11:20 PM

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