INDIANAPOLIS — Customs officers seized a quantity of shipments of gun parts and gadgets Utilized in manufacturing firearm parts in Indianapolis final week.

Ten shipments containing 56 Kinds of gun parts and equipment used To fabricate them have been seized Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 as they arrived in Indianapolis from Israel and Spain. The shipments have been finally heading to residences in Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. They Did not have The proper permits required to import the parts.

Officers said the seized gadgets included grips, sights, swivels, slings, rifle shares and conversion kits.

Based mostly on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the importer Did not Appear to be a federally licensed firearms producer or supplier. 

“The importing of any Sort of munitions is regulated by the ATF,” said Indianapolis port director Jeremy Brodsky. “This seizure highlights the excellent work our (U.S. Customs and Border Safety) officers carry out Daily in stopping illegal firearms from reaching our native communities.”