The owner of an Orlando gun shop and his brother are facing charges in an illegal firearms shipment.

They are accused of filling a truck with more than 150 guns, including shotguns and assault rifles, and ammunition and shipping it from Palm Beach to Haiti.

In 2016, customs officials in Haiti said they discovered more than 150 weapons, ammunition, tactical vests and uniforms hidden in a truck shipped from Florida.

Two years later, court documents reveal that Junior Joseph, the owner of an Orlando gun store, and his brother are believed to have been behind it.

“Well, it surprises me, because, like I said, Junior is a Marine also, and I didn’t know he was involved in anything like that,” said Rodney Shepherd, who owns a nearby gym. Continue reading

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