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Massive Gun Collection Seized From A Home In Holmby Hills. Here's What Happens To Those Guns

A photo released by LAPD shows a cache of over 1,000 firearms seized from a mansion in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles on Thursday, May 9, 2019.
A photo released by LAPD shows a cache of over 1,000 firearms seized from a mansion in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles on Thursday, May 9, 2019.
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Over 1,000 guns were seized on Wednesday from a home in Holmby Hills — an affluent L.A. neighborhood. LAPD and federal firearm officials have opened an investigation into the massive collection. 

Retired LAPD detective Timothy T. Williams Jr. said the size of the seizure — and the fact that many of the guns were collector's items — makes this a unique case. Deciding the fate of the guns will take time, especially since each gun will need to be individually analyzed.

A version of this story appeared on our partner site LAist