He saved up his own money to buy the shotgun. It took him almost a year. He's proud of the gun and takes very good care of it.
We could have bought the gun for him but I think that would have spoiled the joy of buying his first gun with his own money.
He had to shoot 16 out 25 skeet to qualify for the state meet. He shot 18 and placed third in the Junior division. We'll travel to the state competition in a couple of weeks.