How Old Do You Have to Be to Shoot a Gun?


How old you have to be to shoot a gun depends on what type of gun a person is shooting and for what purpose. For a BB gun, pellet gun, air soft gun and guns of this nature there are no laws that state how old you have to be to shoot one of these guns. If however, a person wants to shoot a shotgun for hunting purposes most states require a license and a minimum age for such use.
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