MT. CRAWFORD, Va. (WHSV) -- A new indoor gun range is set to open next month in Mount Crawford after Top Gun closed in August.
Jordan Coffman, who works at the Gun Shack, LLC in Verona, said it will be the only indoor range in Harrisonburg and the surrounding area.
Once it opens, the gun range will be offering both defensive and concealed carry classes.
Workers are installing a rubber backstop, which means people will be able to shoot larger caliber pistols.
The rubber backstop will also absorb lead more than metal backing does; however, no rapid firing will be allowed.
As people shoot, someone will be inside monitoring safety on the range.
A store will be connected to the range and will carry .22 ammo, which has been in short supply.
Coffman said owning a gun but not knowing how to use it is not enough.
"A lot more beneficial to yourself to have the knowledge and capability to use it if you need to. We'll be the only one here in the Valley, so I think it's a good opportunity for us as well as a great asset to everyone else in the county and the surrounding area," said Coffman.
The same people who own the Gun Shack in Verona own this new range.
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