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News 2 Special Report - Corridor of Crime

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According to the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearm Division, South Carolina is one of the leading states when it comes to guns that have been reported stolen or lost.

Often times, authorities claim, guns from the state end up thousands of miles away in states that have more restrictive gun laws.

Back in 2012, more than 250 guns were illegally trafficked from North and South Carolina to New York.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg blames South Carolina's lax gun laws for that crime.

The ATF, however, blames New York's restrictive gun laws.

Blame aside, community leaders are calling for a solution to the state's stolen gun problem.

News Two's Cuthbert Langley takes those concerns directly to authorities and uncovers that two Lowcountry cities are some of the biggest problem areas for stolen and lost guns.

Watch the News 2 Special Report - Corridor of Crime Monday at 6 p.m.

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