The gun control advocates over at the Violence Policy Center maintain media traction with their “Concealed Carry Killers” feature. There are lots of ways I could deconstruct or contextualize the VPC’s anti-gun agit-prop. Suffice it to say, stats from Florida and elsewhere indicate that Americans with concealed carry licenses are far less likely to commit a violent crime than Americans who aren’t carrying a concealed weapon. D’uh. Licensees must pass a criminal background check AND their licenses are subject to revocation should they commit a felony. That said, there are concealed carry licensees who murder. Gun owners who fit the VPC’s Concealed Carry Killer profile. To wit this via seattletimes.com . . .
Dinh Bowman [above], 29, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, accused of pulling his silver BMW Z4 convertible alongside [Yancy] Noll’s vehicle at a stoplight and firing five times, striking the 43-year-old three times in the head, according to charging documents. A 9-mm bullet casing was found next to Noll’s car, an expended bullet was found in his dashboard and another bullet, shot through a window, was found inside a nearby house, the papers say . . .