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Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:18 pm | Updated: 4:54 pm, Wed Apr 10, 2013.

RALEIGH, N.C. — State senators have passed a bill closing a loophole in a North Carolina gun laws that allowed a man to avoid felony charges when he opened fire in a Kernersville Walmart last fall.

The full Senate unanimously approved a bill Wednesday that adds criminal penalties for anyone who fires a gun within an occupied building or other structure with the intention of inciting fear.

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