Florida Gun Show sees biggest crowd in its history

Florida Gun Show sees biggest crowd in its history
Motivated patrons of the Florida Gun Show check out the displays at the State Fairgrounds near Tampa, Feb 2018. (Image: Screen grab of 10 News video)

[Ed. – Well…yeah.  Who you gonna call?  The Broward Sheriff’s Office?  This past weekend’s show was in the Tampa area at the State Fairgrounds.]

Thousands of gun enthusiasts — more so than ever — flocked to the Florida State Fairgrounds for the Florida Gun Show event.

Organizers say they had a record number of people attend the event on Saturday, Feb. 24, almost 7,000, and expected more Sunday.

The manager for the Florida Gun Show, George Fernandez, says they’ve never seen such a big crowd.

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The company canceled the show in Fort Lauderdale next month after the mayor asked them to show respect to the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting earlier this month.

With the heated debate over gun control staying front and center, Fernandez expressed concerns over proposed gun laws possibly restricting gun owners.

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