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Kelly -- back in session on the docket today at the store that sold the fireworks to one of the Boston bombing suspects.
This is the phantom fireworks location in New Hampshire -- store records show to lock and load reload -- mortar kits.
Packed with 24 shelves each were sold to -- concern -- back in February of this year.
We are told that he had asked for the most powerful chip they had then bought one and got the other for free.
The company's vice president says the products -- -- -- was not powerful enough to do the damage we saw in Boston.
I just don't think they would have been able to -- enough powder from these products to produce that and the other part is that.
We all saw the explosion and it was gray smoke.
You saw no color no fireworks -- say no whistle no crackle.
So could they face liability.
As some are suggesting they might.
-- -- now John is build -- defense attorney and former prosecutor and David -- who is a defense attorney.
And there's no.
Criminal liability in connection with the Boston bombing but should -- fireworks.
Be more regulated and is there any accountability.
For the fireworks store if indeed their product was used in the Boston -- John -- I think absolutely there should be liability and here's why.
In this particular case New Hampshire it legalize is up fireworks you can go they -- you can use in there how ever.
This guy who walked in with his Massachusetts driver's license which happens to be a state where there are completely illegal.
He -- -- shows that driver's license he buys 200 dollars and what -- Basically gunpowder and nobody says a word like hey buddy you gonna stay in you have -- when you let me gonna go back to a state where it's completely illegal.
-- -- analogous meg and two at five I have product off the back of the truck for 200 fox.
I can -- -- why because I know that there's a strong likelihood that that.
And he's -- merchandise was stolen.
Why -- why -- we apply this same liability here.
I don't know -- -- well you think era.
Come on well you know -- and first of all these as John says he's fireworks are completely legal everybody but people -- their cars and -- tree then load their trucks with them it happens all the time.
-- it the question for a lawsuit would be is it foreseeable.
That when you sell these fireworks to these two monsters they're gonna turn and these horrendous homicide bombs and attempt to murderer.
Dozens and dozens if not hundreds of people courses not also Megan.
This was an intervening criminal act making the bombs out of what ever.
The gunpowder they had a flash part of that which was a pop approximately about one pound -- one half pounds so that intervening criminal act of creating a bomb.
Cuts -- liability to that fireworks shot there's not going to be lawsuit yet there's gonna be -- -- liability whatsoever or any judge of the.
Out of that depth at the store says first of all these guys could not have gotten enough powder out of these fireworks they probably went to look for another fuel after they tried this and it didn't work out and they say the -- -- of colored smoke in Boston.
Suggests to them that this was an alternate fuel source.
No I think may -- I think it wasn't the fourth of July why would somebody in -- February buying 200 dollars where they've gone out of why can't -- below a bit more vigilant with somebody -- -- for no good reason and -- that kind of via our ask the.
And there -- this car this is the second if if this stores fireworks -- used in this bombing it would be the second bombing.
And we'll talk about that and what an ambulance or they have set in that -- after the break.
Just didn't view him is it any different than any other customer came in.
And like 90% of the males that -- in our store asked what's the biggest wildest thing you have well you can see.
This is a pretty big box so I would suspect if they saw this.
They would describe it as a large pyrotechnic.
-- out David according to hand the guys go to the store like the fireworks beta -- like allowed.
And they want a big pyrotechnics so this guy didn't raise any alarm bells.
Let me ask uses some of the best should be deemed illegal should it be illegal the buy fireworks on the new could be used as a as the fuel for a bomb.
In this country -- well if you're not certified in some way for fireworks display -- -- I mean isn't inherently dangerous product but Megan -- I gotta say I mean I go into my local gun shop quite a bit and those are very very dangerous products if not used in the safe manner and Megan should -- gun shop be held liable.
When someone comes in and legally buys a legal product and then goes out in abuses it and killed someone of course not there's no difference whatsoever between this that kind of case.
And this fireworks case you would you mentioned earlier that the eight Times Square bomber believed also went there -- it doesn't make it different -- phantom fireworks little -- Pennsylvania sorry to finish your point.
Yeah I mean Anders you're selling a legal product in the legal manner and as long as you're not you don't have any knowledge about the plans of these nut jobs are gonna abuse it.
Then you're off the hook as far as civil suits go John -- Only one way to use -- -- that's the difference -- and there are several ways to use his gunpowder -- working -- border of our whatever they were buying today be regulated absolutely.
And not just for this reason for this to be the main reason the other reason -- a lot of children and innocent people get injured every year because people don't know what they're doing with this kind of firepower.
Well it we've been waiting too long to regulate that I that we can't buy -- to put an -- we -- -- fireworks whenever we want -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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