Gun Safety Education in Lackawanna County

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ARCHBALD -- Guns are a part of life form many Pennsylvanians and when it comes to gun safety you can never be too young to learn.

State Representative Frank Farina hosted the third annual Junior Shooting Competition Saturday morning in Lackawanna County.

A few dozen kids came out to the Archbald Shooting Range. The top shooters earned trophies.

Everyone took home something more important, lessons on gun safety which could prevent a tragedy.

"We have a million hunters in Pennsylvania, that obviously tells you we have a lot of firearms in our households," said State Representative Frank Farina. "You don't want a child to come across one and not know how handle a weapon the first time he comes across one."

Rep. Farina got help from area police officers to put on Saturday's event in Lackawanna County.