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Hidden Gun Not ‘About the Person’ (access required)

The Court of Appeals reverses defendant’s conviction for carrying a concealed weapon and dismissed the charge; the evidence was insufficient to find defendant hid the gun “about the person” when he hid it under a rain catch and walked away, similar to Pruitt v. Commonwealth, 274 Va. 382 (2007). At 6:30 p.m. one April evening, ...