DeSoto County leaders to refine firearms ordinance

(WMC-TV) – Action News 5 has learned DeSoto County leaders are in the midst of refining a firearms ordinance that governs recreational parks and the greenway system.

Those revisions simplify the law about carrying and shooting firearms.

County leaders say the changes make it illegal to discharge your weapon unless you have a weapons permit, and are protecting yourself or protecting others.

The issue will be discussed again at a public hearing on November 19.

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