Brevard gun range hosts ‘machine gun social’

Brevard gun range hosts 'machine gun social'

People fired this Vietnam-era machine gun Monday at Bear Arms in Brevard (Photo credit: WLOS) People cannot legally own an automatic weapon made after 1986 (Photo credit: WLOS) TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A gun range owner in Brevard gave people a chance to shoot fully automatic weapons Monday. Assault-style weapons have been a big topic since the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Parkland, Florida. Fully automatic means the gun fires continuously from the moment the trigger is pulled until it is released. "Today is a machine gun social," explained Bear Arms co-owner Justin Fisher. For $25, plus the price of ammunition, people got to try a fully automatic weapon, like a Vietnman-era M-60. "It’s a very cheap and inexpensive way for you to come out and have a fun afternoon and get your hands on something you’d normally never get to see, let alone utilize," Fisher said. […]

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