With gun safety making national headlines lately and more homeowners arming themselves, how much firearm training do you really need? Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey visited the "Firearms Institute of Specialized Training" in Exeter for some tips.
Leonard Galli owns and runs the facility in Luzerne County. Galli is an NRA (National Riffle Association) certified firearms instructor who's trained police officers on the state and local level. Galli's training teaches everyday people "personal handgun safety classes" using UTM [Ultimate Training Munition]. UTM is a type of training mainly used by law enforcement and the military around the globe.
WHAT: Firearms Institute of Specialized Training
WHERE: 54 Tunkhannock Avenue, Exeter
WHY: Teach new gun owners proper handling and safety techniques.
WHEN: Various classes over next several weeks. Call (570) 655-2915 for more information or head here to register!