Concealed carry permit apps up in Sussex

By Associated Press 8:18am, July 11, 2013 - Updated 1:57pm, July 11, 2013
Sussex County officials say they are seeing a significant jump in the number of applications for concealed carry gun permits.

The Sussex County Prothonotary tells WBOC-TV that more than 670 people have applied for a concealed firearms permit in the county so far in 2013. In all of 2012, only 435 applications were filed.

Officials say 2600 people hold active permits to carry a concealed firearm in Sussex County.

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