A Florida man was arrested and charged for illegally carrying a gun after he accidentally shot himself with the gun in Highland Park, police said. Jaylyn McKinney, 26, of the 0-100 block of West Seminole Avenue in Lake Wales, Florida, was charged with one count of aggravated unlawful use of a firearm.
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Licet Anglada, 29, of Houston, TX was arrested for Concealed carry w/o a permit. Laurie Disko, 48, of Valley was arrest on a Failure to appear. Consaylo Glaze, 47, of Lanett was arrested for DUI, Possession of a controlled substance, and Tampering with physical evidence. Jerome Jackson, 31, of Lanett...
Weapons charges have been filed against a man in connection to a shooting that injured a Muskegon Heights police officer as investigators seek a second suspect.
A Georgia man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after police said he showed the handle of a firearm while in an argument Tuesday at a Bartlett business. Jykarte V. Waiters-Moss, 28, of Tucker, Georgia, was arrested after officers were called to a business on Hecht Court about 5 p.m. to investigate a report of a person with a firearm, Bartlett police said.
The sheriff is asking that citizens contact their local state representatives and ask them to vote against HB 6. Though a constitutional carry bill has been filed during each session over the last several years, Cochran said it is his understanding that this year it is likely to pass. According to financial records from the sheriff’s department, there were 63,550 new and renewed permits issued in 2020, generating $1.27 million in revenue. To date for 2021, there have been 58,273 new and renewed permits issued which have generated $1.17 million. Sheriff spokesperson Lori Myles said that these monies help the department fund numerous community initiatives as well, including WKRG’s Golden Apple, Fox 10’s Fugitive Files, Lagniappe’s Game of the Week, the Yellow Dot Program, Project Life Safer, correctional officer job advertisements on iHeart Radio and Black History Month. Stringer told Lagniappe the issue is clearly over money, explaining that revenues from pistol permits are deposited into discretionary accounts, or, as he called them, “slush funds.” The representative noted that he has 30 years of experience in law enforcement and he has hundreds of friends and family members who work as officers. “If I thought that this bill would put them in danger at all, I wouldn’t be supporting it,” Stringer said.
In this day and age, being able to protect yourself is undoubtedly a priority. One of the best ways to ensure you have protection at all times is to carry a concealed handgun. The problem that many face, when picking a concealed carry handgun, is that there are numerous firearms to choose from.
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Last year, lawmakers passed legislation allowing Ohioans to carry of an array of concealed, non-firearm weapons like butterfly knives, switchblades, springblades and billy clubs. On Wednesday, the Senate passed legislation ensuring that Ohio’s cities don’t try to pass legislation on the local level that would limit this newfound right. Current...
Our state Senate is poised to vote this week on Senate Bill 565, the permit-less carry bill. Currently, you have to get a permit to carry a concealed firearm in PA. Prior to issuing a permit, law enforcement evaluates whether the holder will be a threat to public safety by looking at history of domestic violence, substance abuse, or other indicators that may not show up in a background check.
SEATTLE - Detectives are investigating after a series of shootings took place in the Seattle area Saturday and early Sunday morning. Officers from the Seattle Police Department's Gun Violence Reduction Unit that were on patrol around 1:20 a.m. Saturday heard shots fired near Occidental Avenue South and South Yesler Way. Officers quickly learned that this was a continuation of a fight that had occurred earlier at a Pioneer Square club. Officers found two women who were involved in the shooting. The women said that a man they had been in a disturbance with pulled out a gun and fired at them. Both women pulled out their own firearms and returned fire. Both women have concealed carry permits and are legally allowed to have firearms. Officers seized the firearms pending further investigation. Officers were unable to locate the man who was last seen fleeing the area on foot. Officers released both women from the scene, apparently uninjured, pending additional investigation.