A gun from the failed “Fast and Furious” operation has turned up after a shootout at a Mexican resort this month, Fox News confirms.
The gunfight took place between authorities and suspected cartel gunmen at a seaside Mexican resort on Dec. 18 in Puerto Peñasco.
The gun was found and traced through the owner of the Lone Wolf gun store — the man at the center of the “Furious” scandal for selling most of the weapons in cooperation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The gun was purchased on Sept. 14, 2010.
Fast and Furious was a 2006-2011 ATF operation in which the agency allowed hundreds of guns to be sold to Mexican drug traffickers in hopes the weapons would lead them to cartel leaders.
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