(CHICAGO.CBSLOCAL) — Guns and ammunition are disappearing off store shelves in the Chicago area.

Is it fueled by gun-ban fears, or something else? CBS 2’s Courtney reports.

Several gun store owners say they started noticing a surge in sales after mass shootings like the ones in Aurora, Colo. and Newtown, Conn.

To add fuel to the fire, customers really began flocking to their stores when politicians started talking about making changes to gun laws.

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