Lawsuit Filed Against Oregon Dealer That Transferred Gun Used in Murder Through Straw Purchase

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence announced that the family of Kirsten Englund is filing a lawsuit against World Pawn Exchange for transferring multiple firearms to a straw purchaser, which were then used by her mentally ill son, to murder Kirsten Englund and carjack and kidnap another victim during a crime spree stretching from Oregon to California.  The suit also seeks to hold Diane Boyce and J&G Sales, the company which originally sold the guns online, accountable.  The suit was filed in the Multnomah County Circuit Court by Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s Legal Action Project, and the D’Amore Law Group, P.C.