GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - 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 676 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 2,617 people hold active permits to carry a concealed firearm in Sussex County.
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