That's too bad, hombre243. Your loyalty to the gun shop and to your friend are evident from your post. Acquaintances are fairly easy to find; good friends aren't.
Thanks Matt,As a colon cancer survivor, chemo sucks. If you can visit him during a treatment for 5 minutes do it. Take him a cup of coffee, bring a favorite book for him to read. The 5 minute visit will make a difference in both your lives.