Courtney Smith covers her ears at the shooting range

September 17, 2012 | 9:06 p.m. CDT
Courtney Smith holds black protective hearing muffs to her ears as Nick Gomez fires off successive rounds on his AK-47 rifle Monday evening at the shooting range at Finger Lakes State Park. Smith shot clays with Gomez, but she denied when Gomez offered to let her shoot a round on the AK-47.

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