Black Gun Owners Worried By Acquittal In Castile Shooting

Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting

By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
Gerry Martin isn’t sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit – and possibly a weapon – on him.The acquittal of a Minnesota officer in the death of a licensed gun owner who volunteered that he had a gun seconds before being fatally shot during a traffic stop adds to the worries of African-American gun owners about how they are treated by police and society.
Acknowledging that they have a weapon, they said, can open them up to violence from police, who can then …

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