Philando Castile's Family Confirms He Had A Permit To Carry A FirearmPhilando Castile's family has confirmed to WCCO that he had a valid permit to carry a firearm when he was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police officer last week.
Hennepin County Sheriff Opens New Office For Permit To Carry ApplicationsAfter increasing demand for permits to carry a firearm in Hennepin County, the Sheriff's Office is taking action.
Police: Suspect Shot Dead During Attempted Robbery In Brooklyn ParkBrooklyn Park police say they believe a man with a legal permit to carry shot and killed a would-be armed robber in Brooklyn Park Monday night. Police say the shooting happened at 8 p.m. at the end of a driveway in the 7500 block of Imperial Drive.
Police Investigate 2 Shootings In St. PaulPolice are investigating after two different shootings involving the same people occurred in St. Paul Monday evening. According to St. Paul Police, shortly before 6 p.m. two men with at least one gun tried to rob another man near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Rice Street. The victim of the attempted robbery was also carrying a gun and had a permit to carry.
Fatal N. Mpls. Shooting Could Be Ruled Self DefenseA deadly shooting in Minneapolis committed by a 21-year-old man who had a permit to carry could be ruled a justified case of self-defense.
Anoka County Gun Permit Numbers Soar Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control has been a big part of the political conversation in the country.
Hundreds Carry Guns At State Capitol And It's LegalMinnesota lawmakers say they are trying to make the Capitol safer after the shooting of an Arizona Congresswoman. But hundreds of people are allowed to walk freely into state buildings -- even the legislature and the governor's office -- carrying weapons.