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Dick's Sporting Goods pulls semi-auto assault rifles off shelves

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

One place you will not be able to buy semi-automatic rifles right now is Dick's Sporting Goods. The retailer is pulling the rifles from its shelves nationwide.

In a statement, store officials says it is going a step further at stores near Newtown, Connecticut. It will remove all guns from those locations.

Officials have not said how long the suspension will be in place.

Walmart has also pulled similar firearms off the shelves for now.

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