GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - The 3rd Annual Gastonia Police Department Sniper Conference is less than a week away. The event brings law enforcement sniper teams from all over the world.
But as a kick-off to the event, the Gastonia Police Department hosts a media sniper competition where the areas finest media outlets compete for glory.
This year several TV stations took part in the sniper shoot-out along with newspaper and radio reporters.
WBTV sent Kelly Franson, Trent Faris, Sean Corcoran, and Kristen Hampton.
Click the red camera icon to see the girls show the boys how to shoot.
The Sniper Conference starts September 2nd-5th. The event is open to the public on Friday and Saturday.