Ichiro Nagata places his hands on a barricade in preparation to shoot

May 24, 2012 | 6:53 p.m. CDT
Ichiro Nagata, of the Japanese action pistol competition team, prepares to fire a round at targets in the Bianchi Cup on Thursday at Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Hallsville. All competitors keep their hands placed on the barricade in front of them until the event operator triggers the targets. The competition focuses on combat pistol techniques.

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