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  • Dwayne Hogue made a wrong turn from in March 2011 and headed into the District from Maryland, where his gun was legal. His car was pulled over by police, and he was arrested for having a firearm. The D.C. Council Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing this week on cases like his. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    D.C. will revisit gun law for outsiders

    A bill that would decriminalize gun and ammunition possession charges for some legal firearms owners from outside the city caught traveling through the District with their weapons goes before a D.C. Council committee Monday, a potential change to the law that comes too late for one Capitol Heights man.

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  • Mr. Hogue said the weapon was in a container, although court papers did not specify whether the gun was contained.

    D.C. will revisit gun law for outsiders →

  • "That was a personal weapon that I just bought days before, and I was going to the range to practice with it," Mr. Hogue said in an interview at his apartment. "My wife was just trying to get a job at Kmart and we made a wrong turn and all this happened."

    D.C. will revisit gun law for outsiders →

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