Update, August 29, 5:11 p.m.: The full Kansas City Council approved both ordinances on Thursday.
Kansas City, Missouri, could take a step toward stricter gun laws — despite loose state laws.
So far this year, there have been 99 homicides. Five victims were 16-years-old or younger and 29 were between the ages of 17 and 24.
On Wednesday, a Kansas City Council committee unanimously passed two ordinances which are aimed at keeping handguns and other firearms out of the hands of minors. Mayor Quinton Lucas introduced the measures earlier this month.