It is now up to Gov. Terry McAuliffe whether to sign into law legislation that would prohibit certain out-of-state police agencies from accessing information regarding concealed weapon permits issued by the commonwealth of Virginia.
Despite that number, a police officer says celebratory gunfire is a downward trend
A bill providing retired employees of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles an exemption from being required to obtain a concealed weapon permit was unanimously passed by the House of Delegates and now awaits Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature.
The federal statute requiring students, who bring firearm or drugs to elementary or secondary schools, be expelled for a full year might see a change in Virginia.
On Saturday Richmond Police reported a triple shooting on the 400 block of E. Broad Street. All three victims were transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
In the wake of a gun-related incident at John Marshall High School in the city’s Northside, Richmond Public Schools have announced they will change their safety and security policies.
Police responded to an incident at John Marshall High School early this morning. There were no injuries and no weapons were fire, but a suspect was arrested with a weapon within three blocks of the school.
As part of his effort to investigate ways to deter gun violence in the county, Vice President Biden will head a discussion today on the campus of VCU.
Eight out of 10 college students in Virginia are against allowing guns on campus, according to a recent survey.