Taking Aim at Vegas’ Gun Craze


It seems that there are now more places in Las Vegas where it’s legal to shoot machine guns than on most military bases. Forbes.com contributor Larry Olmsted takes a look at the growing number of machine-gun firing ranges in the Valley, as well as the impetus behind the trend. The story provides some interesting insight, such as the four phases most first-time shooters experience, but also refers to the Gun Store on East Tropicana Avenue as “a slightly remote location about three miles from the Strip.” Consider it a lone misfire in an otherwise straight-shooting analysis.