Some family members of the people killed or wounded during a 2019 shooting at a California garlic festival are suing the companies that distributed the rifle used in the attack that killed three and wounded 17. Two similar lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court in Vermont on July 28 allege Century International Arms and Romanian firearm producer ROMARM did not take sufficient care to prevent misuse of the firearm used in the attack. Century International Arms is based in Delray Beach, Florida, but has a facility in Georgia, Vermont, where the ROMARM AK-style rifles are modified to comply with U.S. law.
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