Smith & Wesson benefits from gun sale spike

NEWTOWN, Conn.

The company says sales hit a record number $588 million, which is a 43 percent increase over last year.

The gun industry saw a big spike in demand from consumers fearing the gun control debate would make buying a gun more difficult.

Demand is so high that many of new guns never make store shelves. They're paid for before they even leave the manufacturer.

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