Chesterfield Military Supply Store Linked to Colorado Theater Shooting
CNN has obtained a receipt linking the suspected gunman to purchases from TacticalGear.com in Chesterfield.
NewsChannel 5 is reporting that they have a copy of a receipt, through CNN, of a purchase made by the suspected Aurora, Colorado theater shooter, James Holmes.
They are reporting that Holmes ordered an assault vest, a triple pistol mag, a mag pouch and a knife, for a cost of over $300 from a Chesterfield based online store, TacticalGear.com.
TacticalGear.com is part of Cat5 Commerce, an internet retail company that started in 2004 and is located at 18167 Edison Avenue in Chesterfield Valley.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports an interview with TacicalGear.com's CEO:
Chad Weinman, 34, CEO of the company, said after employees heard the about the mass shooting, they checked through their orders to see if he had bought anything from them. This was Holmes' only purchase with them, Weinman said.
TacticalGear.com calls itself a "tactical gear superstore" and only does business online.
The store's website said that law enforcement is it's customer base:
We built this online store from the ground up to serve members of the law enforcement and public safety community. Why? Because we think you deserve your very own online shopping experience. It's an experience that brings you the best deals on the most cutting-edge and critical tactical gear out there.
TacticalGear prides itself on quick turnaround times and "military-grade security and encryption technology to ensure your personal and financial information remains private and safe."