After some of the equipment belonging to Aurora theater shooting
suspect James Holmes
was traced back to a Chesterfield, Missouri company called Tactical Gear, reps spoke out about the ties online. Since then, as noted by our eagle-eyed sister blog at St. Louis' Riverfront Times
, Tactical Gear employees have been threatened even as COO Andrew Hoefener redirected some of the criticism facing the company toward outlets that provide guns and ammunition, not just armor and accessories.