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Nonprofit group to hand out guns in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — A nonprofit group coming to Indy aims to hand out free shotguns so people can protect themselves.

Critics worry that some will receive the free, legal shotguns from the group and then turn around and sell them illegally to make money.

"We're creating new responsible gun owners and we're arming them with defensive shotguns. We're not just throwing a handful of AR15's into a neighborhood and then driving away as fast as possible," said Kyle Copeland of the Armed Citizen Project.

The group pays for the guns with donations from across the country.

Anyone interested must pass a background check and go through training before getting their hands on a gun.

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