Two Good Samaritans are being credited with halting an attempted kidnapping last Wednesday by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were notified of the possible kidnapping when a 911 call was placed to report a man on Highway 9 in Campti dragging an unwilling woman to a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. After officers arrived and […]
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At around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, Alexandria (LA) Officers (APD) were called to the area of Highway One and Tullamore in response to reports of gunfire. According to the reports, two vehicles had been exchanging gunfire while on the highway. When officers arrived, 53-year-old Carmello Casciari told them he’d been robbed at gun point during […]
36-year-old Mark Fisher. Photo: St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office A man Police described as thinly built with short hair, attempted to rob Thrift Village Drug Store in Luling, LA. 36-year-old Mark Fisher entered the pharmacy wearing a mask and gloves at around 6 p.m. on Monday. He forced the pharmacist and a clerk at gun […]
Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and reserve linebacker Jared Small, both players for the college football team LSU, were released after intense police interrogation following a shooting which occurred Saturday afternoon. According to Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), the two players were meeting 18-year-old Kobe Johnson to deliver an electronic device he was supposed purchase from […]
A 36-year-old man from Metairie was wounded in a shooting near the Uptown New Orleans parade route at St. Charles St and Napoleon Ave. Police stated that the victim was shot when a gun discharged inside a portable toilet on the Napoleon neutral ground, but the gunman was not immediately found.
A man who was killed in New Orleans on Friday, February 10 is now said to be a suspected armed robber who was fatally shot by a concealed carrying customer inside a T-Mobile store, New Orleans Police have said.
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
According to Shreveport police, 36-year-old Michael Kelly, of the 600 block of Springhill Avenue, was taken to University Health for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds early Tuesday afternoon but Kelly will not be heading home after he exits the hospital.
After strong opposition, the St. Charles Parish administration asked the council to retract a planned ordinance aimed at banning firearms in recreational parks.
This article is meant to take a look at Louisiana’s open and concealed carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.