CUSHING, Okla. - Cushing police are teaching anyone to use a gun for free but where they're training is not a place you normally expect.
This gun range looks like any other one, except it's normally just open to Cushing police.
Those same officers are opening up their private range Saturday for one reason, to properly teach people to load, hold, fire, and unload a gun.
Cushing police Sgt. Mark Jobe said they own the range through their tax dollars and it's giving them the opportunity to come out here and safely shoot.
Matt Joseph drove from Stillwater and is training for his Cleet 4 Certification as an armed security guard.
"If you're going to own a gun you have to stay proficient in it," said Joseph.
Sgt. Jobe says opening up their range to the public isn't uncommon, they've done this the last three years, but now more people are noticing.
"If they choose to exercise that right they have a responsibility of properly knowing how to use their weapon," said Jobe.
If you missed out, officers are opening up their range as the weather warms up. They'll have many weekends this Spring.
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