Kevin McKinney brought his family to the gun range Monday night.
Both Kevin and his wife enjoy the sport of shooting. They even own their own guns.
But Monday’s target session could end up costing $30 to $50 , because of the skyrocketing cost of ammunition.
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McKinney says, “My sister shoots down in Atlanta. She’s outraged at the high price of ammo just to shoot targets with. So she’s looking into reloading. But even reloading is expensive too because the components themselves are expensive. There’s a lot of brass involved.”
“.380 and .32 are the most popular, and then it’s going to be a 40 Smith and Wesson, a 40 caliber, and then 9mm, .45 on up from there, “says Tim Seaton, general manager at Don’s Weaponry in North Little Rock.
He says they are experiencing a shortage of the most popular rounds. 9mm, .32’s, .380’s, 40’s, and 45’s are all either in short supply or more expensive than usual.
Seaton says the two wars, and worries over the election of a democratic president have contributed to the shortage. Read more