Two convenience stores, one on South Reserve and one on South Orange Street, were robbed at gunpoint Monday night, March 3. In both cases the robber brandished a black handgun and was able to escape with an undisclosed amount of cash.
High-volume ammunition has been difficult to come by in recent years, but during the hunting season, many Montanans were faced with low supplies of traditional hunting rounds as well. Even though general hunting season is over, certain types of ammunition are still tough to come by.
New York City Mayor Michael Blumberg's 'No More Names; National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence' bus tour came to the University of Montana campus on Thursday afternoon, and was met by an equal number of pro-gun supporters, many from the Montana Shooting Sports Association.
After the George Zimmerman trial and not-guilty verdict in Florida, there is a heightened local interest in self-defense. Gary Marbut, President of the Montana Shooting Sports Association is qualified as an expert witness in matters of self-defense and use-of-force.