Armed man’s march through Midtown underlines permitless carry’s effects

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 29, 2023 3:31 PM CT | Published: November 28, 2023 6:16 PM CT

An armed man’s stroll on Peabody Avenue near Cooper Street forced two schools to increase security measures on Monday. What he did was legal, and the ordeal drew attention to Tennessee’s lenient gun laws.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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