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Conn. gun-range owner on Newtown's gun culture

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Domenic Lether teaches his girlfriend Ngozi Ogbeni how to shoot a Smith & Wesson .357 magnum revolver at a target range at the Los Angeles Gun Club on December 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Gun enthusiasts rent the the weapon to try out before making a purchase at a gun store . Leading firearms maker Smith & Wesson reports almost 50 percent increase in sales revenue. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

The events in Newtown, Conn. on Friday put the gun culture of this rural area into the national spotlight. The area around Newtown is home to many public and private shooting facilities, including a gun training school called Connecticut Gun Permit.

Michael Capozziello, owner of Connecticut Gun Permit, about how the tragedy is changing some people's long-held view and how the town is coping.

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