The action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.
Don McGhee plead guilty in April 2015.
Brandon Claxton was grazed above the eye, hit once in the arm and once in the stomach.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling out Circuit Judge Margaret Neill after she issued a second probation to a gun felon who is now accused of shooting and killing a man just last week.
The St. Louis Police have released video of an armed robbery in South St. Louis.
Circuit Court Judge Joan Moriarty issued a temporary restraining order against Jeffry Smith of Cincinnati, or anyone acting with him, from entering zoo property in possession of a firearm or any other lethal weapon – whether open or concealed.
The number of Illinois police departments tracing guns has risen from 392 two years ago to 451 now. Last year, 11,500 crime guns in Illinois were traced, and 6,200 have been so far this year.
Williams’ attorney, Jerryl Christmas, who appeared with him today in St. Louis County Circuit Court, tells KMOX News his client is innocent, and the allegations of the shootings are physically impossible for his client to have pulled off.
183 guns were reported stolen in the first four months of 2015 – a 65 percent increase from the same period last year.
“We arrest criminals and they say ‘I’m not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I’ll get paper the second time,'” complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.