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Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 - Study Guide Twilight, A Deadeye Summary & Analysis

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Owen Smet of the Culver City Police Department is the former range manager of the Beverly Hills Gun Club. He says after the riots club membership went up by fifty percent. There are members who always shoot at the club, but after the riots, there was a feeling of danger in the community. People wanted the chance to defend themselves.

Shooting is a skill, and it takes practice to become a "deadeye," which is what Smet calls a very good shooter. Smet is a deadeye, trained in Vietnam. He shows off his selection of guns. The least powerful are in the top row of a rack and the most powerful are at the bottom. Smet usually starts people out with a thirty-eight. The most popular gun for drive-by shootings is the nine millimeter. Smet says gang members use all kinds of...

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