Accused Oxford High shooter had handgun popular with police, militaries and Hollywood

George Hunter
The Detroit News

Oxford — The pistol that allegedly was used in the Oxford High School attack is a firearm used by police and militaries worldwide that's been discontinued by the manufacturer, local gun dealers say.

Sig Sauer introduced the SP 2022 in 2002 as a service weapon in France for the Gendarmerie, the police division that's responsible for patrolling small towns and rural areas, and the country's Customs Agency and National Police. The gun was designed to have a 20-year service life, hence the model name.

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