Upon returning a couple of days later, a woman was able to help sell the gun to Peterson. She walked Peterson through the process, had her pay $2 for her background check fee, and began filling out the paperwork. Peterson was stopped almost immediately, however, as her address didn’t match up the one displayed on her driver’s license:It's a compelling story, and I have to say that I was mildly amused at the number of times she went to the store before she finally gave up, concluding that it is incredibly difficult (her words) to buy a gun from Wal-Mart.
I have bought guns from the past in Wal-Mart and it is no harder there than it is from anywhere else, except for the limited selection. But, I've bought guns before and I now how to navigate the background checks.