Law enforcement agencies across the United States picked up almost 9,000 guns during 2015 that traced back to original owners in Tennessee, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Most of the 8,841 guns were seized after they were used in crimes, while some of the weapons may have been found or turned in to law enforcement agencies voluntarily.
The guns were recovered from 49 states, and the states closest to Tennessee also saw the most guns from Tennessee, according to a new report from the ATF. Mississippi topped the list with 392 guns, followed by Georgia with 256.
Read more at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.