Tony Asher gave his 16-year-old son, Dalton Asher, his first gun at age 5.
At A Glance
Arkansas Gun Laws
"A person commits the offense of carrying a weapon if he or she possesses a handgun, knife, or club on or about his or her person, in a vehicle occupied by him or her, or otherwise readily available for use with a purpose to attempt to unlawfully employ the handgun, knife, or club as a weapon against a person.”
State law also allows a college employee who has a concealed handgun license to carry the gun on a campus where the governing body does not have a policy forbidding it.
Correction: A previous version of this story contained an outdated portion of state law. The error has been corrected.
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