Tag: shooting

The man takes aim at the target with a sniper strikeball rifle. Selective Focus. Side view

Getting Back to Shooting Basics

Stance, muscle control and mindset are key.

Sometimes the best thing you can do to improve a skill is to get back to the basics. Simple things like breathing, relaxing, and slowing down can improve accuracy and increase confidence. To discharge the firearm you must pull the trigger. Sounds simple enough, right? In…
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Study: Lenient Gun Laws Boost Cop Shootings

Fatal police shootings are less common in stricter gun states.

We all know states that have "strict" gun laws and those who are deemed "not so strict." Well, if you rank those states from least strict to most strict and then look at the number of civilians who are killed by police officers with guns in…

$1.26 Million for Dog Shot By Police

You can't put a price on companionship.

I wouldn't want to have to put a price tag on how much someone would have to pay me if they wanted to take my dog away from me. Or, God forbid, I had to get compensated in case something happened to him. In this…
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Indiana Scientist Releases Gun and Lead Report

Shooting increases lead exposure.

Gabriel Filippelli, a scientist at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has released a study examining the risks of lead exposure from shooting at shooting ranges. Filippelli is a professor in the earth sciences department and director of the Center for Urban Health. He studies chemicals in the…
Nationwide Manhunt for Steve Stephens - Be Alert

Update: Nationwide Manhunt Suspect Kills Himself

Steve Stephens has a concealed carry license.

Update: Steve Stephens has killed himself following a brief pursuit in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police say that Stephens was spotted in Erie, Pennsylvania, about 100 miles east of Cleveland, where the original shooting incident occurred. Authorities tried to pull him over but he shot himself. What…
Ft Lauderdale Airport Shooting

Updated: Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

Five people shot dead by gunman in Florida.

We're now hearing reports about a shooter in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, airport who has shot 5 people. Several others were injured. In the baggage claim area of Terminal 2, just before 1 pm Florida time, a man began shooting. Five people were killed and eight…