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Gun-control rules enacted by the city of Columbia violate state law and are invalid, a Richland County judge ruled May 4. Minutes after the ruling became public, a gun fight was reported in Five Points.
South Carolina senators took several steps Thursday to bring to a vote a bill that would allow licensed people to openly carry pistols and not hide them under a jacket.
The chances of South Carolina joining most other states allowing licensed people to openly carry pistols and not hide them under a jacket dimmed Tuesday as a small group of senators didn't find time to vote on a House-passed bill.
The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally purchased the two assault rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent that, police said.
A sixth person has died following a shooting earlier this week at the hands of a former NFL player who also killed four members of a South Carolina family, local officials said Saturday.
President Joe Biden will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at addressing gun violence on Thursday, according to a person familiar with the plans, delivering his first major action on gun control since taking office.
A measure approved by the South Carolina House allows any adult who can legally own a gun to publicly tote it without taking a class or passing a background check, making the state's 25-year-old concealed weapon permit law moot.
The former chairman of Bamberg County Council faces up to 10 years in prison after he illegally tried to buy a gun while under indictment on child sex charges, according to court documents.
Orangeburg deputies said Karl Williams, 49, answered a knock on his front door on December 14. A gunman opened fire on him then fled, leaving the 49-year-old to bleed out.