Authorities have discovered two .50-caliber rifles — one of which was obtained through the Obama Administration’s Fast and Furious gun funneling program — at Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Mexican hideout, Fox News reports.
The rifles were found in the Jan. 8 raid during the billionaire drug lord was recaptured by Mexican special forces, sources told Fox. They were reportedly used by El Chapo’s guardsmen to keep a watch and if necessary, shoot down, nearby Mexican police helicopters.
Authorities estimate that 34 of the 2,000 weapons sold through Fast and Furious were .50-caliber rifles. The discovery of El Chapo’s rifle comes on the heels of a Tuesday federal ruling ordering the White House to turn over pertinent Fast and Furious documents to Congress. (RELATED: Judge Rules Obama Can’t Shield Fast And Furious Documents)