By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — A gun-rights group is suing over a coronavirus shutdown in the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: Minority-Led Businesses Take Biggest Hit Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Police Investigating After Man Shot In Garfield
Last week, the sheriff temporarily closed the firearms division because of a COVID-19 exposure. The Firearms Policy Coalition says the closure violates the Second Amendment.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccinations In Pittsburgh: AHN Administers Thousands Of Shots On Saturday
The group and three county residents are also suing the Pennsylvania State Police commissioner over a ban on transporting guns on public roads during the pandemic.