The "Constitutional Carry" bill, as it is being called, will allow most people 18+ to carry a handgun in Indiana passed the Senate 30-20 and now moves to Governor Holcomb's desk to await his signature.
After accepting an invite from the Evansville Police Department's weapons instructor, Chuck Knoll, Kat Mykals and I went to the depths of Warrick County to learn proper gun safety and shooting technique. Watch out bad guys (and cardboard targets)!
If you've been keeping up with the news, or at the very least, following Evansville Watch on Facebook and Twitter, then you know there's been an increase in "shots fired" reports in certain parts of the city. These reports have prompted Chief Billy Bolin to take extra steps to keep residents safe.
On Tuesday afternoon, a man in Dale County, Alabama, near Midland City, got on a school bus, demanded a child be let off with him, then shot and killed the bus driver when he refused. The shooter, identified as Jimmy Lee Dykes, then took the boy from the bus and is currently holed up with him in an underground bunker nearby.