The monthly number of Kansans applying for concealed carry permits dropped for the first time this year.
Each month since January, record numbers of applications have been submitted. According to the Kansas Attorney General's Office, applications filed last month dropped below 3,000 for the first time this year. There were 2,032 sent in during May, down from 3,462 in April.
There have been more than 16,000 applications submitted since January, and more than 60,000 Kansans are licensed to carry concealed weapons.