By Susie Tsyitee, Special to the Optic

They kept coming.

Less than a handful of concerned citizens gathered on a March evening in the Las Vegas Police station’s training room to meet with Commander Eric Padilla and Interim Chief Chris Lopez about the condition and future of the shooting range located at Camp Luna.

By start time, however, more than 40 Camp Luna-area residents, hunters, hobby shooters, and gun safety professionals listened while Padilla outlined city concerns and hopes.