Arizona ammo supplier to Las Vegas massacre gunman gets prison time

Arizona ammo supplier to Las Vegas massacre gunman gets prison time


An Arizona man who authorities said sold illegal tracer and armor-piercing bullets to the Las Vegas massacre gunman was sentenced to prison Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

Douglas Haig, 57, of Mesa, will spend 13 months in federal prison for manufacturing ammunition without a license, according to Nicholas A. Trutanich, U.S. attorney for the District of Nevada. Haig had pleaded guilty to the federal charge last November.

“This case arose out of the investigation into the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas,” prosecutors said. “In the hotel room from which the shooter staged his attack, investigators located a box with a shipping label setting forth Haig’s name and address.”

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Still, Haig was not accused of a direct role in the shooting that killed 58 people and injured more than 850 — described as the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Senior U.S. District Judge James Mahan imposed the sentence but

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