There was a record number of firearms background checks in Colorado this Black Friday.
Though it's usually CBI's busiest day in any year, there were nearly a thousand more background checks this year compared to 2013.
CBI's InstaCheck Unit, who is responsible for these checks conducted 4,779 background investigations for firearm transfers from midnight until 9 p.m. on Friday.
Here are the numbers from the last five years, according to the CBI.
- 2013: 3,804
- 2014: 4,119
- 2015: 4,115
- 2016: 4,329
- 2017: 4,779
Nationally, the Federal Bureau of Investigations received more than 200,000 background checks on Friday -- another record-breaker.