Spectators at the California Youth Shooting Sports Association trap shooting competition stood outside the shooting range at the Capitol City Gun Club on Saturday, watching as young people set their sights on victory. The 180 shooters, ages 9-18, came to Carson City from such far-flung locations as Angels Camp, Del Oro, Portola, Auburn and Truckee, Calif., as well as northwestern Nevada. Carrying rifles from the range to racks, the boys and girls took noticeable care to hold barrels in safety positions. They learn safety before they learn to shoot, Capitol City Gun Club president Rusty Wollbers said. “Gun safety is …
Youths fire away at competition
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