"I just really want to go shoot," Wishchkaemper said. "I haven't been able to find this ammunition for months now."
It is not
Black Friday but it sure looked like it early Friday morning at
At least 30 people braved the cold temperatures, waiting in line for hours for the store to open with a new shipment of ammunition.
"It's kind of getting down to the wire when it comes to finding it so I thought id try this," Wishchkaemper said.
Caleb Wishchkaemper said he enjoys shooting.
He said it is a nice stress reliever.
But he said it is stressful trying to find 22 caliber ammunition for his gun.
"I'm not looking to hoard," Wishchkaemper said. I'm not looking to stock up or anything. I just want to go shoot and this is what it has come to."
But the problem is not just finding ammunition it is having enough money to pay for it.
"I might if I find something I have been looking for," St Clair said. "If it is reasonably priced anyway that would be the key question I guess."
He said a box of ammunition he bought in early November was $18-last week that same box was $90.
"You can find ammunition at other places if you want to pay for it, it is just expensive," St. Clair said.
Others standing in line who did not want to be identified say the long line is there every week and sometimes the situation turns tense.
Last week a man was standing in line when someone cut in front of him.
The first gentleman pulled out his concealed handgun pointing it at the second man.
Police were called and the first man was taken away.
"It's an interesting time," St. Clair said.
But he has a hunch it has to do with the uncertainty of Obama's gun laws.
"I guess what people think and what they think is going to happen or not happen and go from there," St Clair said.