The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
Where Georgia Tech is located in Atlanta isn’t exactly the best of neighborhoods. It’s been years since I visited the campus for anything, but even back then the area around the school was best described as “sketchy.” Things have apparently not improved through the years.
Today, the school is finding itself inundated with a high number of off-campus shootings that have students more than a little worried.
Luckily, the school’s marksmanship team is stepping up to help.
Dozens of Georgia Tech students who participate in sports shooting are training fellow students on the use of firearms amid a spike in off-campus shootings around Atlanta, Ga.
There have been seven incidents involving a weapon in Atlanta neighborhoods surrounding the college since Jan. 10, according to local Fox affiliate WAGA-TV. Rob Montgomery, vice president of the Georgia Tech Marksmanship Club, told the station that he is upset thieves are trying to takepost was originally published on this site