Handguns, semiautomatic weapons, and all types of ammunition are flying off store shelves, despite the recession.
The FBI reports a 27 percent increase in background checks for guns purchased by federally licensed dealers for the first three months of this year compared with the same period in 2008.
Meanwhile, the family that slays together stays together:
Authorities said the couple fired when they mistakenly thought the group was trespassing on their property.
Liberty County Chief Deputy Ken DeFoor said Sheila Muhs fired a 12-gauge shotgun once, then handed it to her husband, who also fired once.