Street Gang Used Soldiers at Fort Campbell, KY to Straw Purchase Guns Bound for Chicago

Street Gang Used Soldiers at Fort Campbell, KY to Straw Purchase Guns Bound for Chicago

By Michael Belsamo, AP

Twelve people, including three U.S. Army soldiers, are accused in a large-scale gun trafficking ring that prosecutors allege supplied nearly 100 guns to gang members in Chicago and led to at least two killings, the Justice Department said Friday.

The soldiers — Demarcus Adams, 21; Jarius Brunson, 22; and Brandon Miller, 22 — were enlisted in the Army and stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, where they would legally purchase guns from local dealers in Tennessee and Kentucky, prosecutors charged.

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