Concealed Weapon Permits Show Little Impact

1 decade 4 years 6 months ago Tuesday, January 17 2006 Jan 17, 2006 Tuesday, January 17, 2006 2:29:26 PM CST January 17, 2006 in News
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More than 1,400 concealed-carry permits have been issued in St. Louis County. But St. Louis County Police say there haven't been any reports of permit holders defending themselves with concealed guns. Neither has there been an increase in gun crimes or accidental shootings. In St. Louis City, where about 300 permits have been issued, Sheriff's assistant Mike Guzy says it's the same story. "Given the amount of publicity and debate around the issue, it turned out to sort of be a tempest in a teapot," Guzy said.

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